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Huggins

[huhg-inz] /ˈhʌg ɪnz/
noun
1.
Charles Brenton
[bren-tn] /ˈbrɛn tn/ (Show IPA),
1901–97, U.S. surgeon and medical researcher, born in Canada: Nobel Prize 1966.
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Huggins

/ˈhʌɡɪnz/
noun
1.
Sir William. 1824–1910, British astronomer. He pioneered the use of spectroscopy in astronomy and discovered the red shift in the lines of a stellar spectrum
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Huggins in Medicine

Huggins Hug·gins (hŭg'ĭnz), Charles Brenton. Born 1901.

Canadian-born American surgeon. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for research in hormone treatment for cancer of the prostate.

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