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Loewi

[ loh-ee; German lœ-vee ]
/ ˈloʊ i; German ˈlœ vi /
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noun
Ot·to [ot-oh; German awt-oh], /ˈɒt oʊ; German ˈɔt oʊ/, 1873–1961, German pharmacologist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1936.
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British Dictionary definitions for Loewi

Loewi
/ (ˈləʊɪ) /

noun
Otto. 1873–1961, US pharmacologist, born in Germany. He shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1936) with Dale for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses
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Scientific definitions for Loewi

Loewi
[ lĕvē ]
Otto 1873-1961

German pharmacologist who, with Sir Henry Dale, investigated the chemical transmissions of nerve impulses. For this work they shared the 1936 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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