Definition of Kendall, Edward Calvin in English:

Kendall, Edward Calvin

proper noun

  • (1886–1972), American biochemist. He isolated crystalline thyroxine from the thyroid gland, and from the adrenal cortex he obtained a number of steroid hormones, one of which was later named cortisone. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1950).

Pronunciation

Kendall, Edward Calvin

/ˈkɛnd(ə)l/