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Medawar

[med-uh-wer] /ˈmɛd ə wər/
noun
1.
Peter Brian, 1915–87, English zoologist and anatomist, born in Brazil: Nobel Prize in medicine 1960.
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Medawar

/ˈmɛdəwə/
noun
1.
Sir Peter Brian. 1915–87, English zoologist, who shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1960) with Sir Macfarlane Burnet for work on immunology
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Medawar Med·a·war (měd'ə-wər), Peter Brian. 1915-1987.

Brazilian-born British biologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for the discovery of acquired immunological tolerance.

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