Erlanger

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Historical Examples of erlanger

  • He then became producing stage director for Klaw and Erlanger.

  • Erlanger gave it a most lavish production and announced it for a long run.

    Nat Goodwin's Book

    Nat C. Goodwin

  • When 'Abe' Erlanger built this house there was a row of old tenements on the side street.

    Mortmain

    Arthur Cheny Train

  • The comparative failure of the Erlanger loan marks the downfall of King Cotton.

    The Day of the Confederacy

    Nathaniel W. Stephenson

  • Erlanger et Cie., of Paris, had purchased the state bonds at 95 cents in gold.


British Dictionary definitions for erlanger

Erlanger

noun
  1. Joseph. 1874–1965, US physiologist. He shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Gasser for their work on the electrical signs of nervous activity
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erlanger in Medicine

Erlanger

[ûrlăng′ər]Joseph 1874-1965
  1. American physiologist. He shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for developing methods of recording electrical nerve impulses and for his studies on synaptic function.
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