Definition of Howard Florey
1. Noun. British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968).
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1. Technology and Poverty Reduction in Asia and the Pacific by Jorge Braga de Macedo, Tadao Chino (2002)
"... philanthropic foundation, which sponsored research by Howard Florey and others at Oxford University that created the first administered antibiotics. ..."
2. Medical Marijuana Referenda Movement in America: Hearing Before the edited by Bill McCollum (2001)
"More than 10 years later, under wartime pressure to develop antibiotic substances to supplement sulfonamide, Howard Florey and Ernst Chain initiated the ..."