[ boh-vey, -vet ]
/ boʊˈveɪ, -ˈvɛt /
Daniel,1907–92, Italian pharmacologist, born in Switzerland: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1957.
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British Dictionary definitions for bovet
/ (French bovɛ) /
Daniel . 1907–92, Italian pharmacologist, born in Switzerland, noted for his pioneering work on antihistamine drugs. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1957
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Medicine definitions for bovet
[ bō-vā′, -vĕt′ ]
Swiss-born Italian physiologist. He won a Nobel Prize 1957 for the development of muscle relaxants and the first synthetic antihistamine.
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