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[hwip-uh l, wip-]
  1. Fred Lawrence,1906–2004, U.S. astronomer.
  2. George Hoyt [hoit] /hɔɪt/, 1878–1976, U.S. pathologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1934.
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  • "Captain Worth Gilbert's father," Whipple attempted pacification.

    The Million-Dollar Suitcase

    Alice MacGowan

  • "I was just asking Mr. Boyne to tell you," Whipple came in smoothly.

  • Whipple's eye consulted that of his cashier and he broke off.

  • "We take that chance—that serious chance," replied Whipple solemnly.

  • "We might consider it," Whipple glanced doubtfully at his associates.

whipple in Medicine


(wĭpəl)George Hoyt 1878-1976
  1. American pathologist. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia.
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