[ mahy-er-hof; German mahy-uh r-hohf ]
/ ˈmaɪ ərˌhɒf; German ˈmaɪ ərˌhoʊf /
Ot·to [ot-oh; German awt-oh] /ˈɒt oʊ; German ˈɔt oʊ/, 1884–1951, German physiologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1922.
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British Dictionary definitions for meyerhof
/ (German ˈmaiərhoːf) /
Otto (Fritz) (ˈɔto). 1884–1951, German physiologist, noted for his work on the metabolism of muscles. He shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1922
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Medicine definitions for meyerhof
[ mī′ər-hôf′ ]
German-born American physiologist. He shared a 1922 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the relationship between consumption of oxygen and production of lactic acid in muscles.
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