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Med·a·war(mĕd′ə-wər), Sir Peter Brian 1915-1987.
Brazilian-born British biologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for his work on acquired immune tolerance, a state of suppressed immunity required for organ transplantation.
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(Biography) Sir Peter Brian. 1915–87, English zoologist, who shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1960) with Sir Macfarlane Burnet for work on immunology
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Med•a•war(ˈmɛd ə wər)
Peter Brian, 1915–87, English anatomist: Nobel prize for medicine 1960.
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|Noun||1.||Medawar - British immunologist (born in Brazil) who studied tissue transplants and discovered that the rejection of grafts was an immune response (1915-1987)|
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