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Kendall, Edward Calvin

Syllabification: Ken·dall, Edward Calvin
Pronunciation: /ˈkendl
  • (1886–1972), US biochemist. He isolated crystalline thyroxine from the thyroid gland, and he also discovered cortisone. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1950), shared with Philip S. Hench (1896–1965) and Tadeus Reichstein (1897–1996).

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody