Huggins

[ huhg-inz ]
/ ˈhʌg ɪnz /

noun

Charles Bren·ton [bren-tn], /ˈbrɛn tn/, 1901–97, U.S. surgeon and medical researcher, born in Canada: Nobel Prize 1966.

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British Dictionary definitions for Huggins

Huggins
/ (ˈhʌɡɪnz) /

noun

Sir William. 1824–1910, British astronomer. He pioneered the use of spectroscopy in astronomy and discovered the red shift in the lines of a stellar spectrum
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Medical definitions for Huggins

Huggins
[ hŭgĭnz ]
Charles Brenton 1901-1997

Canadian-born American surgeon. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for research in hormone treatment for cancer of the prostate.
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