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Hodgkin   /hˈɑdʒkɪn/   Listen
Hodgkin

noun
1.
English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866).  Synonym: Thomas Hodgkin.
2.
English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994).  Synonyms: Dorothy Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin.
3.
English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998).  Synonyms: Alan Hodgkin, Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, Sir Alan Hodgkin.



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Words linked to "Hodgkin" :   md, physiologist, medico, physician, doctor, Dr., chemist, doc, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin



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