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Kendall, Edward Calvin

Line breaks: Ed¦ward Cal¦vin Ken|dall
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛnd(ə)l
 
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Definition of Kendall, Edward Calvin in English:

( 1886–1972), American biochemist. He isolated crystalline thyroxine from the thyroid gland, and from the adrenal cortex he obtained a number of steroid hormones, one of which was later named cortisone. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1950).

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