from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Florey, Sir Howard Walter. Baron Florey of Adelaide. 1898-1968. Australian-born British pathologist. He shared a 1945 Nobel Prize for isolating and purifying penicillin, discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming.
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- n. British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
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