Reichstein

[ rahyk-stahyn; German rahykh-shtahyn ]
/ ˈraɪkˌstaɪn; German ˈraɪxˌʃtaɪn /

noun

Ta·de·us [tah-dey-oo s] /tɑˈdeɪ ʊs/,1897–1996, Swiss chemist, born in Poland: Nobel Prize in medicine 1950.

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Medical definitions for reichstein

Reichstein
[ rīkstīn′, rīKHshtīn′ ]
Tadeus 1897-1996

Polish-born Swiss chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal cortex.
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