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Spemann

[ shpey-mahn ]
/ ˈʃpeɪ mɑn /
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noun

Hans [hahns], /hɑns/, 1869–1941, German zoologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1935.

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Medical definitions for Spemann

Spemann
[ shpāmän′ ]
Hans 1869-1941

German zoologist and physiologist. He won a 1935 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the organizer effect in embryonic development.
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