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Young

(yŭng),
Hugh H., U.S. urologist, 1870-1945. See: Young prostatic tractor.

Young

(yŭng),
William John, 20th-century Australian biochemist. See: Harden-Young ester.

Young

(yŭng),
Thomas, English physician and physicist, 1773-1829. See: Young modulus, Young rule, Young-Helmholtz theory of color vision.

young

(yŭng)
adj. younger, youngest
Being in an early period of life, development, or growth.
n.
Offspring; brood: a lioness with her young.

young′ness n.
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