Forssmann

[fawrs-mahn, -muh n, fohrs-; German fawrs-mahn]

noun

Wer·ner [German ver-nuhr] /German ˈvɛr nər/, 1904–79, German surgeon: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1956.

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Medicine definitions for forssmann

Forssmann

[fôrsmän′, -mən]Werner Theodor Otto 1904-1979

German physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.
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