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1. Curie (n.)

French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906)

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2. Curie (n.)

French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)

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3. curie (n.)

a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

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4. Marie-Strumpell disease (n.)

a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis

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5. bain-marie (n.)

a large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly

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6. Joliot-Curie (n.)

French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956)

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7. Joliot-Curie (n.)

French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)

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8. Irene Joliot-Curie (n.)

French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956)

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9. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (n.)

a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant

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10. Jean-Frederic Joliot-Curie (n.)

French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)

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