[loh-ee; German lœ-vee]
- 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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- 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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Loewi(lō′ē, lœ′vē)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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- 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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