hitchings, george herbert

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Hitchings   (hĭch'ĭngz)  Pronunciation Key 
American pharmacologist who with his colleague Gertrude Elion developed drugs to treat leukemia and malaria, gout, herpes, and urinary and respiratory tract infections. He and Elion shared with Sir James Black the 1988 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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