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 (rīk′stīn′, rīKH′shtīn′), Tadeus 1897-1996.
Polish-born Swiss chemist who shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for isolating adrenal cortex hormones. He also synthesized vitamin C.
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Noun1.Reichstein - a Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
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