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Hodgkin

[hodj-kin] /ˈhɒddʒ kɪn/
noun
1.
Sir Alan Lloyd, 1914–1998, English biophysicist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963.
2.
his cousin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot
[kroh-foo t] /ˈkroʊˌfʊt/ (Show IPA),
1910–94, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1964.
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Hodgkin

/ˈhɒdʒkɪn/
noun
1.
Sir Alan Lloyd. 1914–98, English physiologist. With A. F. Huxley, he explained the conduction of nervous impulses in terms of the physical and chemical changes involved: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1963)
2.
Dorothy Crowfoot. 1910–94, English chemist and crystallographer, who determined the three-dimensional structure of insulin: Nobel prize for chemistry (1964)
3.
Sir Howard. born 1932, British painter, noted for his brightly coloured semi-abstract works
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Hodgkin Hodg·kin (hŏj'kĭn), Sir Alan Lloyd. Born 1914.

British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the action of nerve impulses.

Hodgkin , Dorothy Mary Crowfoot. Born 1910.

Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for determining the structure of compounds needed to combat pernicious anemia.

Hodgkin , Thomas. 1798-1866.

British physician who developed criteria for classifying the malignancy of a cancer. He was the first to describe (1832) Hodgkin's disease.

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Hodgkin
  (hŏj'kĭn)   
British chemist who used x-ray techniques to determine the structure of several complex molecules, including penicillin (1942-45) and vitamin B12 (1948-56). For this work she received the 1964 Nobel Prize for chemistry. She later used more advanced computing methods to analyze the structure of insulin.
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