Definition of Kendall, Edward Calvin in US English:

Kendall, Edward Calvin

proper noun

  • (1886–1972), US biochemist. He isolated crystalline thyroxine from the thyroid gland, and he also discovered cortisone. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1950), shared with Philip S. Hench (1896–1965) and Tadeus Reichstein (1897–1996).

Pronunciation

Kendall, Edward Calvin

/ˈkendl/