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Doll, Sir Richard

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Pronunciation: /dɒl
 
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Definition of Doll, Sir Richard in English:

( 1912–2005), English physician; full name William Richard Shaboe Doll. With Sir A. Bradford Hill ( 1897–1991) he was the first to show a statistical link between smoking and lung cancer.

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