American molecular biologist who, working with Harold Varmus, discovered oncogenes. For this work, Bishop and Varmus shared the 1989 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
noun any African weaverbird of the genus Euplectes (or Pyromelana), the males of which have black plumage marked with red or yellow
the see, diocese, or office of a bishop. Historical Examples The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine George Forrest Browne The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) John Greenleaf Whittier Lalage’s Lovers George A. Birmingham The Philippine Islands John Foreman The English Church in the Middle Ages William Hunt A […]
an English translation of the Bible made under the direction of Matthew Parker and published in 1568: the recognized translation of the Bible in England until the Authorized (King James) Version of 1611.