Békésy

[bey-kuh-shee; Hungarian bey-key-shi]
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British Dictionary definitions for bekesy

Békésy

noun
  1. 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
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bekesy in Medicine

Békésy

[bākā-shē]Georg von 1899-1972
  1. 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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