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[boh-vey, -vet]
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  1. Daniel,1907–92, Italian pharmacologist, born in Switzerland: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1957.
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  • Bovet, in his Pandæmonium , gives an account of the Demon of Spraiton, in 1682.

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  1. 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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bovet in Medicine


(bō-vā, -vĕt)Daniel 1907-1992
  1. 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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