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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cori, Gerty Theresa Radnitz 1896-1957. Czech-born American biochemist. She shared a 1947 Nobel Prize with her husband, Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), and Bernardo A. Houssay for discovering the intermediate steps in glycogen-glucose conversion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name.


American 20th century spelling variant of Cory. (Wiktionary)



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