Nobel Prize

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1473
Reference Entry
A definition of the medical term "Nobel Prize" is presented. It refers to awards given almost every year since 1901 to honor distinguished contributions to world peace, chemistry, physics, literature, economics, physiology and medicine. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.


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