Kendall

[ken-dl]
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  • The year 1868 was a memorable one for Kendall in other ways.

  • A number of other poems by Kendall appeared in the same magazine during 1860 and 1861.

  • In his later years Kendall tasted some of the sweets of success.

  • But Kendall would not talk, and when I dreamed, my dream was not of Camille.

    The Cavalier

    George Washington Cable

  • Ferry led Kendall and me into the woods, the other two remaining.

    The Cavalier

    George Washington Cable


British Dictionary definitions for kendall

Kendall

noun
  1. Edward Calvin. 1886–1972, US biochemist, who isolated the hormone thyroxine (1916). He shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1950) with Phillip Hench and Tadeus Reichstein for their work on hormones
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kendall in Medicine

Kendall

[kĕndl]Edward Calvin 1886-1972
  1. American biochemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal cortex.
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