Erlanger

[ ur-lang-er ]
/ ˈɜr læŋ ər /

noun

Joseph,1874–1965, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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British Dictionary definitions for erlanger

Erlanger
/ (ˈɜːlæŋə) /

noun

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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Medical definitions for erlanger

Erlanger
[ ûrlăng′ər ]
Joseph 1874-1965

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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