Florey
biographical name Sir Howard Walter 1898-1968 British pathologist

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  • Florey — may refer to several people:* Howard Walter Florey, Nobel Prize winning Australian pharmacologist ** Electoral district of Florey, is a state electoral district in South Australia named after Florey. * Robert Florey, French screenwriter and film… …   Wikipedia

  • Florey — ist der Nachname mehrerer Personen: Howard Walter Florey (1898–1968), australischer Pathologe und Nobelpreisträger Robert Florey (1900–1979), französisch US amerikanischer Regisseur, Autor und Schauspieler Wolfgang Florey (geb. 1945),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Florey — Howard Walter, Baron Florey of Adelaide …   Scientists

  • Florey — Florey, sir Howard Walter …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Florey —   [ flɔːrɪ], Sir (seit 1965) Howard Walter, britischer Pathologe, * Adelaide 24. 9. 1898, ✝ Oxford 21. 2. 1968; war 1931 35 Professor in Sheffield, anschließend in Oxford; entwickelte mit E. B. Chain das Penicillin zur Therapiereife (Antibiotika …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Florey — [flôr′ē] Sir Howard Walter 1898 1968; Brit. pathologist, born in Australia: developed penicillin together with Sir Alexander Fleming …   English World dictionary

  • Florey — /ˈflɔri/ (say flawree) noun Howard Walter (Baron of Adelaide and Marston), 1898–1968, Australian scientist; shared the 1945 Nobel prize for physiology and medicine (with Fleming and Chain) for discovery of penicillin. Howard Florey was born in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Florey — noun British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898 1968) • Syn: ↑Howard Florey, ↑Sir Howard Walter Florey • Instance Hypernyms: ↑diagnostician, ↑pathologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Florey — This interesting and unusual surname is of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. Firstly it may derive from the medieval given name Fleuri , from the Old French flur , Middle English flo(u)r , flower. This was also a… …   Surnames reference

  • Florey — /flawr ee, flohr ee/, n. Sir Howard Walter, 1898 1968, Australian pathologist in England: Nobel prize for medicine 1945. * * * …   Universalium

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