gertrude b. elion

Elion

[el-ee-uhn, -on]
noun
Gertrude Belle, 1918–99, U.S. pharmacologist: Nobel Prize 1988.
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Elion El·i·on (ěl'ē-ən, -ŏn'), Gertrude Belle. Born 1918.

American drug researcher. She shared a 1988 Nobel Prize for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout.

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Elion   (ěl'ē-ən, -ŏn')  Pronunciation Key 
American pharmacologist who, with George Hitchings, developed drugs to treat leukemia and malaria, gout, herpes, and urinary and respiratory tract infections. She and Hitchings shared with Sir James Black the 1988 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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