|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
Eccles Ec·cles (ěk'əlz), Sir John Carew. Born 1903.
Australian physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the action of nerve impulses.