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Ber·nard(bĕr-när′), Claude 1813-1878.
French physiologist noted for his study of the digestive and nervous systems.
1. (Biography) Claude (klod). 1813–78, French physiologist, noted for his research on the action of secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver
2. (Biography) Saint, known as Bernard of Menthon and the Apostle of the Alps. 923–1008, French monk who founded hospices in the Alpine passes. Feast day: Aug 20