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Sherrington

[ sher-ing-tuhn ]
/ ˈʃɛr ɪŋ tən /
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noun
Sir Charles Scott, 1861–1952, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1932.
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British Dictionary definitions for Sherrington

Sherrington
/ (ˈʃɛrɪŋtən) /

noun
Sir Charles Scott. 1857–1952, English physiologist, noted for his work on reflex action, published in The Integrative Action of the Nervous System (1906): shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine with Adrian (1932)
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Medical definitions for Sherrington

Sherrington
[ shĕrĭng-tən ]
Sir Charles Scott 1857-1952

British neurologist. He shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for advances in the understanding of the function of the neuron.
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