/med"euh weuhr/, n.
Peter Brian, 1915-87, English zoologist and anatomist, born in Brazil: Nobel prize for medicine 1960.

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  • Medawar —   [ medəwə], Sir (seit 1965) Peter Bryan, britischer Zoologe und Anatom, * Rio de Janeiro 28. 2. 1915, ✝ London 2. 10. 1987; Professor am University College in London; erforschte die Abwehrreaktion der Lebewesen gegen die Transplantation… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Medawar — [med′ə wər] Peter (Brian) 1915 87; Eng. immunologist …   English World dictionary

  • Medawar — noun British immunologist (born in Brazil) who studied tissue transplants and discovered that the rejection of grafts was an immune response (1915 1987) • Syn: ↑Peter Medawar, ↑Sir Peter Brian Medawar • Instance Hypernyms: ↑immunologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Medawar — n. family name; Peter Brian Medawar (1915 1987), Brazilian born English zoologist and anatomist, Nobel prize for medicine in 1960 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Medawar , Sir Peter Brian — (1915–1987) British immunologist The son of an Englishwoman and a Lebanese businessman trading in Brazil, Medawar was born in Rio de Janeiro and brought to Britain at the end of World War I. He was educated at Oxford, graduating in zoology in… …   Scientists

  • Medawar, Sir Peter B. — ▪ British zoologist in full  Sir Peter Brian Medawar  born Feb. 28, 1915, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil died Oct. 2, 1987, London, Eng.  Brazilian born British zoologist who received with Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet (Burnet, Sir Macfarlane) the Nobel… …   Universalium

  • Medawar Lecture — The Medawar Lecture was an annual lecture on the philosophy of science organised by the Royal Society of London in memory of Sir Peter Medawar. It was last delivered in 2004 after which it was merged with the Wilkins Lecture and the Bernal… …   Wikipedia

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