Definition of Eccles

1. Noun. Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997).

Exact synonyms: John Eccles, Sir John Carew Eccles
Generic synonyms: Physiologist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eccles

Ebola virus
Ebonic
Ebonics
Ebony
Ebro
Ebro River
Ebstein's sign
Eburones
Eburophyton
Eburophyton austinae
Ecballium elaterium
Ecbatana
Ecc.
Eccl.
Eccles
Eccles.
Eccles cake
Eccles cakes
Ecclesiastes
Ecclesiastical Latin
Ecclesiasticus
Eccleston
Ecclus.
Echelon
Echeneididae
Echeneis
Echeneis naucrates
Echidna
Echidnophaga

Literary usage of Eccles

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1888)
"eccles time lodged. On retiring from business he removed to Paradise Row, Chelsea, where he died ... eccles died in 1809, at an advanced age, at his seat at ..."

2. Proceedings (1908)
"IT is recorded that the village and parish of eccles derived their names from ... It can be assumed that the ancient village of eccles was in existence in ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1884)
"Inventory of ye Goods of Ellen Holland late of ClH'ton in eccles Parish, widow. ... Katherine Holland of eccles parish, widow. To be buried in eccles ..."

4. Representative British Dramas: Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"[eccles and SAM go over to the girls, and eccles drops dovi to front of table — smilingly. MARCHIONESS [with glasses up, to GEORGE]. Who is this? ..."

5. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1884)
"The Will of Alexander Nowell of Wol- den [eccles Parish]. ... Witnesses — " Thomas Craven Vicar at eccles, Sec." No date of Probate. JOHN OGLE OF PRESCOT, ..."

6. Sketches of Celebrated Canadians: And Persons Connected with Canada, from by Henry James Morgan (1862)
"CAPTAIN eccles resided in Toronto for many years, and was highly esteemed by all who ... Captain eccles was born in 1776, and entered the army in 1802 OK ..."

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