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No·ble

(nō'bĕl),
Charles P., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1935. See: Noble position.

No·ble

(nō'bĕl),
Robert L., 20th-century Canadian physiologist. See: Noble-Collip procedure.

noble,

adj an archaic term referring to inert gases and precious metals.
noble metal,
Nocardia,
n a genus of aerobic nonmotile actinomycetes, which are transitional between bacteria and fungi. They are primarily saprophytic but may cause disease in man and other animals.
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by engaging with your physician colleagues through the WVSMA for the benefit of our patients, our profession and all future "cultivators of our noble science within the limits of the state.
But spinning politicians have nothing on the world of football, where strategic number-crunching, serving political objectives, is a noble science.
To devote more time and energy to the noble science of trifectology.