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  1. Fe·o·dor [fey-aw-dawr] /feɪˈɔ dɔr/, 1911–1979, German biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1964.
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Historical Examples of lynen

  • Also the China Capt. gave me a peec of China lynen to mak breeches of, etc.

    Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I

    Richard Cocks

  • “Apium is good for lunatyke Folke yf it be bounde to the pacyentes heed with a lynen clothe dyed reed,” etc.

    The Old English Herbals

    Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

lynen in Medicine


(lēnən, lü-)Feodor 1911-1979
  1. German biochemist. He shared a 1964 Nobel Prize for research on cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.
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