[ med-uh-wer ]
/ ˈmɛd ə wər /
Peter Brian,1915–87, English zoologist and anatomist, born in Brazil: Nobel Prize in medicine 1960.
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British Dictionary definitions for medawar
/ (ˈmɛdəwə) /
Sir Peter Brian. 1915–87, English zoologist, who shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1960) with Sir Macfarlane Burnet for work on immunology
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Medical definitions for medawar
Peter Brian 1915-1987
[ mĕd′ə-wər ]
Brazilian-born British biologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for the discovery of acquired immunological tolerance.
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