julian, percy lavon

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Julian   (jl'yən)  Pronunciation Key 
American physician noted for developing cortisone and also physostigmine, a drug used to treat glaucoma and memory loss.
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julian, percy lavon

American chemist, synthesist of cortisone, hormones, and other products from soybeans.

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