wilbur sutherland jr.

Sutherland

[suhth-er-luhnd]
noun
1.
Earl Wilbur, Jr. 1915–74, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1971.
2.
George, 1862–1942, U.S. politician and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1922–38.
3.
Dame Joan, 1926–2010, Australian soprano.
4.
Also called Sutherlandshire [suhth-er-luhnd-sheer, -sher] . a historic county in N Scotland.
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Sutherland1 (ˈsʌðələnd)
 
n
(until 1975) a county of N Scotland, now part of Highland

Sutherland2 (ˈsʌðələnd)
 
n
1.  Graham. 1903--80, English artist, noted for his work as an official war artist (1941--44), for his tapestry Christ in Majesty (1962) in Coventry Cathedral, and for his portraits
2.  Dame Joan, known as La Stupenda. born 1926, Australian operatic soprano

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Sutherland Suth·er·land (sŭð'ər-lənd), Earl Wilbur, Jr. 1915-1974.

American physiologist. He won a 1971 Nobel Prize for showing that cyclic AMP within the cell is the agent that moderates the action of hormones.

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