Loewi

[ loh-ee; German lœ-vee ]
/ ˈloʊ i; German ˈlœ vi /

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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Medicine definitions for loewi

Loewi

[ lōē, lœvē ]
Otto 1873-1961

German-born American pharmacologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses.

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Science 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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