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Houssay

[ oo-sahy ]
/ uˈsaɪ /
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noun
Ber·nar·do Al·ber·to [ber-nahr-thaw ahl-ver-taw], /bɛrˈnɑr ðɔ ɑlˈvɛr tɔ/, 1887–1971, Argentine physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1947.
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  • The four friends reached Flore's retreat in the rue du Houssay an hour later.

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Medical definitions for Houssay

Houssay
[ ōō-sī ]
Bernardo Alberto 1887-1971

Argentine physiologist. He shared a 1947 Nobel Prize for research on pituitary hormones.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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