< /ˈbɜr dn ˈsæn dər sən/, 1892–1964, English biochemist, geneticist, and writer.

  • his fatherJohn Scott,1860–1936, Scottish physiologist and writer.
  • Richard BurdonViscount Haldane of Cloan, 1856–1928, Scottish jurist, statesman, and writer (brother of John Scott).
  • noun

    1. J (ohn) B (urdon) S (anderson) 1892–1964, Scottish biochemist, geneticist, and writer on science
    2. his father, John Scott. 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist, noted particularly for his research into industrial diseases
    3. his brother, Richard Burdon, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan. 1856–1928, British statesman and jurist. As secretary of state for war (1905–12) he reorganized the army and set up the territorial reserve

    1. Family of Scottish intellectuals and scientists, including John Scott Haldane (1860-1936), a physiologist noted for his studies of the exchange of gases during respiration; and his son John Burdon Sanderson Haldane (1892-1964), a geneticist.

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