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Alexis Carrel

Carrel, Alexis (1873–1944), U.S. surgeon and biologist who received the 1912 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for his work in suturing blood vessels, in transfusion, and in organ transplantation. During World War I he developed a treatment for wounds (the Carrel-Dakin method) that reduced the necessity for amputations.

See also: Biology.

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