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(mĕrə-fēld′)R(obert) Bruce Born 1921
  1. American biochemist. He won a 1984 Nobel Prize for developing a method of synthesizing peptides and proteins from amino acids.
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Historical Examples

  • Merrifield led the way; Fisher maneuvered for last place and secured it.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

    H. Hagedorn.

  • He and Merrifield arrived at the bottom at the identical moment; but with a difference.

  • Meanwhile, he wondered whether the joke was on himself or on Merrifield.

  • But as he rode off again, he turned to Merrifield with his teeth set.

  • The Ferrises and Merrifield were at the "depot" to meet him.