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[zel-ye] /ˈzɛl yɛ/
Hans, 1907–82, Canadian physician and medical educator, born in Austria. Unabridged
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Selye Sel·ye (sěl'yě, zěl'-), Hans Hugo Bruno. 1907-1982.

Austrian-born Canadian physician who studied the physiological and biochemical results of stress and anxiety. He developed the general-adaptation syndrome as a means of expressing the reactions of the body to systemic stress.

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