[bey-kuh-shee; Hungarian bey-key-shi]
- Ge·org von [gey-awrg von; Hungarian ge-org fawn] /ˈgeɪ ɔrg vɒn; Hungarian ˈgɛ ɒrg fɔn/. Von Békésy, Georg.
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- Georg von (ˈɡeːɔrk fɔn). 1899–1972, US physicist, born in Hungary; noted for his work on the mechanism of hearing: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1961
Békésy(bā′kā-shē)Georg von 1899-1972
- Hungarian-born American physiologist. He won a 1961 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the mechanisms of stimulation within the cochlea of the ear.
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