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Whipple

[hwip-uh l, wip-] /ˈʰwɪp əl, ˈwɪp-/
noun
1.
Fred Lawrence, 1906–2004, U.S. astronomer.
2.
George Hoyt
[hoit] /hɔɪt/ (Show IPA),
1878–1976, U.S. pathologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1934.
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Whipple Whip·ple (wĭp'əl), George Hoyt. 1878-1976.

American pathologist. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia.

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