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[bey-lis] /ˈbeɪ lɪs/
Sir William Maddock
[mad-uh k] /ˈmæd ək/ (Show IPA),
1860–1924, English physiologist: codiscoverer of secretin.
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Bayliss Bay·liss (bā'lĭs), Sir William Maddock. 1860-1924.

British physiologist. With Ernest Starling he discovered (1902) secretin. He also developed a treatment for surgical or wound shock in which saline injections replaced lost blood, a technique credited with saving many lives in World War I.

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