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[muh-kloud] /məˈklaʊd/
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John James Rickard
[rik-erd] /ˈrɪk ərd/ (Show IPA),
1876–1935, Scottish physiologist: one of the discoverers of insulin; Nobel Prize in medicine 1923. Unabridged
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  • Macleod picked up his pipe from the bench, tapped it empty, and pocketed it.

    Rose MacLeod Alice Brown
  • Some hold that no woman may pass, and others that none may pass but a Macleod.

  • And yet Macleod did not seem disposed to be garrulous about these new experiences of his; he was absorbed, and mostly silent.

    Macleod of Dare William Black
  • Macleod may be away a day or two, and even then may not bring the police with him.

    In Quest of Gold Alfred St. Johnston
  • "Not to-night, at least," said Macleod, with unblemished kindliness.

    Rose MacLeod Alice Brown
  • However, we must await Macleod's arrival, and if attacked, make the best defence we can.

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  • Macleod's Colt was covering him before he could complete the movement.

    The Mercenaries Henry Beam Piper
  • Macleod, in the maturity of his powers, wanted a world of men.

    Norman Macleod John Wellwood
  • Macleod was in the library that night when Hamish came to him with some papers.

    Macleod of Dare William Black
  • Not long afterwards, in another church, that youth heard Macleod again.

    Norman Macleod John Wellwood
British Dictionary definitions for Macleod


John James Rickard. 1876–1935, Scottish physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1923) with Banting for their part in discovering insulin
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Macleod in Medicine

Macleod Mac·leod (mə-kloud'), John James Rickard. 1876-1935.

British physiologist. He shared a 1923 Nobel Prize for the discovery and successful clinical application of insulin.

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