Definition of Medical scientist

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Medical scientist: A person who combines expertise in medicine and science.

Medical scientists of note might, for example, include: Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr., Oswald Theodore Avery, Julius Axelrod, Donald Fredrickson, Joshua Lederberg, Barbara McClintock, Marshall W. Nirenberg, Linus Pauling, Martin Rodbell, and many more.

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