Wharton, Thomas

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Thomas, English anatomist and physician, 1614-1673.
Wharton duct - of the salivary gland. Synonym(s): submandibular duct
Wharton jelly - the mucous connective tissue of the umbilical cord.
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CANADIAN author Thomas Wharton first came to public attention with the award-winning Icefields.
Standing: Roland Barral, Area Counsel for LMSB Financial Services: Larry Langdon, LMSB Commissioner; Thomas Wharton, another TEI organizer of the event; Harold Spitzfaden, New York Chapter President; and John Petrella, LMSB Industry Director for Financial Services.
Thomas Wharton (1614-73), one of the founders of endocrinology, endowed a salivary gland with his name.
In fact, in 1551 the fourth Lord Dacre and Thomas Wharton answered a summons from the Privy Council, which forced them to shake hands and try to resolve their differences peaceably.
There is, however, in the Brotherton Collection, University of Leeds, an unpublished (and probably autograph) manuscript account of the good character and piety of Sir Thomas Wharton, KB, written by his second wife, Jane (Dand) Wharton, after his death in 1684.
His most important correspondence was with Horace Walpole, Thomas Wharton, and William Mason.
Ryton and Crawcrook lost in the Pin Point League Challenge Trophy when efforts from Luke Gribbin, Luke Monaghan and Thomas Wharton sealed victory for North Shields.
Man-of-the-match Thomas Wharton (2), Chance Hancock, Conan Pierre and Luke Newton all crossed for tries.
Adam Thomas Wharton died after his car crashed on the A55 at Rhuallt Hill early on Saturday.
Thomas Wharton farms at Kirfit Hall at Casterton, Cumbria, in the famously idyllic rural landscape known as Ruskin's View.
In 1787, Oxford don Thomas Wharton published a new version of Milton's poems in which Comus was accompanied by a description of Ludlow Castle.