charles b. huggins

Huggins

[huhg-inz]
noun
Charles Brenton [bren-tn] , 1901–97, U.S. surgeon and medical researcher, born in Canada: Nobel Prize 1966.
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Huggins (ˈhʌɡɪnz)
 
n
Sir William. 1824--1910, British astronomer. He pioneered the use of spectroscopy in astronomy and discovered the red shift in the lines of a stellar spectrum

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Huggins Hug·gins (hŭg'ĭnz), Charles Brenton. Born 1901.

Canadian-born American surgeon. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for research in hormone treatment for cancer of the prostate.

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