|1.||Claude (klod). 1813--78, French physiologist, noted for his research on the action of secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver|
|2.||Saint, known as Bernard of Menthon and the Apostle of the Alps. 923--1008, French monk who founded hospices in the Alpine passes. Feast day: Aug 20|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
Bernard Ber·nard (běr-när'), Claude. 1813-1878.
French physiologist noted for his study of the digestive and nervous systems.