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 (hŏj′kĭn), Dorothy Mary Crowfoot 1910-1994.
Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for her development of x-ray crystallography techniques to determine the structure of biologically active compounds.
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Hodgkin

(ˈhɒdʒkɪn)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Alan Lloyd. 1914–98, English physiologist. With A. F. Huxley, he explained the conduction of nervous impulses in terms of the physical and chemical changes involved: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1963)
2. (Biography) Dorothy Crowfoot. 1910–94, English chemist and crystallographer, who determined the three-dimensional structure of insulin: Nobel prize for chemistry (1964)
3. (Biography) Sir Howard. born 1932, British painter, noted for his brightly coloured semi-abstract works
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Hodg•kin

(ˈhɒdʒ kɪn)

n.
1. Sir Alan Lloyd, 1914–98, English biophysicist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1963.
2. Dorothy Mary Crowfoot, 1910–94, English chemist: Nobel prize 1964.
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Noun1.Hodgkin - English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
2.Hodgkin - English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
3.Hodgkin - English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
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