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Ken·dall

 (kĕn′dl), Edward Calvin 1886-1972.
American biochemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for his research on the hormones of the adrenal cortex, especially the isolation of cortisone.

Kendall

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(Biography) Edward Calvin. 1886–1972, US biochemist, who isolated the hormone thyroxine (1916). He shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1950) with Phillip Hench and Tadeus Reichstein for their work on hormones

Ken•dall

(ˈkɛn dl)
n.
Henry W(ay), 1926–99, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1990.
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