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

  • Macleod, John James Rickard 1876-1935. British physiologist. He shared a 1923 Nobel Prize for the discovery of insulin.

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  • n. Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)

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Examples

  • The Nebula-nominated novella Breathmoss by Ian R. Macleod is available online for your perusal.

    February 2004

  • I am delighted that Lyn Macleod is here today also.

    Beyond Bureaucracy: Governing for the Nineties

  • We did not, however, leave the wind behind us in Macleod, for it was still blowing a gale when we arrived in Calgary.

    Madeleine: An Autobiography

  • The author found many fragments of the legend in the north of Ireland, but nowhere was it complete as recorded by Fiona Macleod from the Island of Iona.

    This Way to Christmas

  • I know a lot of people like Macleod, which is probably why it made the short list for the Hugo.

    REVIEW: Learning The World by Ken Macleod

  • The Laird of Dunvegan is called Macleod, but other gentlemen of the same family are denominated by the places where they reside, as Raasa, or Talisker.

    A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

  • It was only in 1876 that civil government was organized in the Territories, and Governor Laird, who took up his abode at the new-founded Battleford, and who still lives in Winnipeg, has described the perilous conditions under which he journeyed officially to Fort Macleod, which is now in the fall-wheat section of Southern Alberta.

    Development of the Canadian West

  • The jury, it may be scarcely necessary to add, perhaps under certain becoming fears of an alternative such as his honour had suggested, brought in a verdict of "Guilty," without leaving the panel; and Macuab, alias Macleod, was hung at White Point, Charleston, somewhere about the year 178 --.

    The Wigwam and the Cabin. By the Author of "The Yemassee," "Guy Rivers," &c. First Series

  • The jury, it may be scarcely necessary to add, perhaps under certain becoming fears of an alternative such as his honour had suggested, brought in a verdict of “Guilty,” without leaving the panel; and Macnab, alias Macleod, was hung at White Point,

    The Wigwam and the Cabin

  • "Macleod," said Major Stuart to him, "did you come to London to write love-letters?"

    Macleod of Dare

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