|1.||Aldous (Leonard) (ˈɔːldəs). 1894--1963, British novelist and essayist, noted particularly for his novel Brave New World (1932), depicting a scientifically controlled civilization of human robots|
|2.||his half-brother, Sir Andrew Fielding, born 1917, English biologist: noted for his research into nerve cells and the mechanism by which nerve impulses are transmitted; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine shared with Alan Hodgkin and John Eccles 1963; president of the Royal Society (1980--85)|
|3.||brother of Aldous, Sir Julian (Sorrel). 1887--1975, English biologist; first director-general of UNESCO (1946--48). His works include Essays of a Biologist (1923) and Evolution: the Modern Synthesis (1942)|
|4.||their grandfather, Thomas Henry. 1825--95, English biologist, the leading British exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution; his works include Man's Place in Nature (1863) and Evolution and Ethics (1893)|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
Huxley Hux·ley (hŭks'lē), Andrew Fielding. Born 1917.
British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on nerve cells.
Huxley , Thomas Henry. 1825-1895.
British biologist who championed Darwin's theory of evolution. His works include Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature (1863) and Science and Culture (1881).