Fleming, Sir Alexander


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Fleming, Sir Alexander

(flĕm′ĭng)
A Scottish physician, 1881–1955, who in 1945, along with Ernst B. Chain and Sir Howard W. Florey, was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for the discovery of penicillin.
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Fleming, Sir Alexander

(1881–1955) Scottish bacteriologist and Nobel prizewinner (1945) who discovered the ANTIBIOTIC penicillin (1928).
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Fleming,

Sir Alexander, Scottish bacteriologist, 1881-1955, co-winner of the 1945 Nobel Prize for the discovery of penicillin.
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