Florey Howard Walter


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Flo·rey

 (flôr′ē), Sir Howard Walter Baron Florey of Adelaide and Marston. 1898-1968.
Australian-born British pathologist. He shared a 1945 Nobel Prize for isolating and purifying penicillin.

Flo·rey

(flôr′ē), Sir Howard Walter Baron Florey of Adelaide. 1898-1968.
Australian-born British pathologist who developed and purified penicillin, with Ernst Chain. Florey also helped to develop a way to manufacture the drug in large quantities and was involved in the first tests of its effects on humans.