Definition of Macleod, John James Rickard in English:

Macleod, John James Rickard

Syllabification: Mac·leod, John James Rickard
Pronunciation: /məˈkloud
( 1876–1935), Scottish physiologist. He directed the research on pancreatic extracts by Frederick G. Banting and Charles H. Best that led to the discovery and isolation of insulin. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1923), shared with Banting.

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