McClintock(redirected from McClintock (disambiguation))
Also found in: Medical.
Mc·Clin·tock(mə-klĭn′tək, -tŏk′), Barbara 1902-1992.
American geneticist. She won a 1983 Nobel Prize for discovering that genes in plant cells can change position both within and between chromosomes.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Barbara, 1902–92, U.S. geneticist and biologist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1983.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.