tadeus reichstein

Reichstein

[rahyk-stahyn; German rahykh-shtahyn]
noun
Tadeus [tah-dey-oos] , 1897–1996, Swiss chemist, born in Poland: Nobel Prize in medicine 1950.
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Reichstein Reich·stein (rīk'stīn', rīKH'shtīn'), Tadeus. Born 1897.

Polish-born Swiss chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal cortex.

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tadeus reichstein

Swiss chemist who, with Philip S. Hench and Edward C. Kendall, received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1950 for his discoveries concerning hormones of the adrenal cortex.

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