|Edgar Douglas, Baron Adrian. 1889--1977, English physiologist, noted particularly for his research into the function of neurons: shared with Sherrington the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine 1932|
|original name Nicholas Breakspear. ?1100--59, the only English pope (1154--59)|
|Hadrian or Adrian (ˈheɪdrɪən)|
|Latin name Publius Aelius Hadrianus. 76--138 |
|Adrian or Adrian|
Adrian A·dri·an (ā'drē-ən), Edgar Douglas. First Baron Adrian. 1889-1977.
British physiologist. He shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for major advances in the understanding of the nervous and muscular systems and was one of the first to study electrical activity in the brain and nervous system.