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Krogh

[krawkh]
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  1. (Schack) Au·guste (Steen·berg) [shahk ou-goo st steen-barg] /ˈʃɑk ˈaʊ gʊst ˈstin bærg/, 1874–1949, Danish physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1920.
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  • Mr. Krogh thought that a conference with the British should first be requested, but no proposals made for the present.

  • This observation was apparently forgotten until revived again by Krogh recently.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • Krogh, the old blacksmith, worked away at it till his yellow drooping jaws shook.

    Egholm and his God

    Johannes Buchholtz

  • He explained it all, the parts that were there and the rest that should be added as soon as Krogh had got the turbine finished.

    Egholm and his God

    Johannes Buchholtz

  • Egholm looked across reproachfully at Krogh, the old blacksmith, who stood on the beach with his jaws drooping as ever.

    Egholm and his God

    Johannes Buchholtz


krogh in Medicine

Krogh

(krôg, krôKH)(Schack) August Steenberg 1874-1949
  1. Danish physiologist. He won a 1920 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the regulation of the capillaries' motor mechanism.
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