Forssmann

[ fawrs-mahn, -muhn, fohrs-; German fawrs-mahn ]
/ ˈfɔrs mɑn, -mən, ˈfoʊrs-; German ˈfɔrs mɑn /

noun

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

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Medical 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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