Pronunciation: (hôl'dān), [key]
1. John Bur•don San•der•son Pronunciation: (bûr'dn san'dur-sun), [key] 1892–1964, English biochemist, geneticist, and writer.
2. his father,John Scott, 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist and writer.
3. Richard Burdon (Viscount Haldane of Cloan), 1856–1928, Scottish jurist, statesman, and writer (brother of John Scott).
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