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Kendall, Edward Calvin

Syllabification: Ken·dall, Edward Calvin
Pronunciation: /ˈkendl
 
/

Definition of Kendall, Edward Calvin in English:

( 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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