corneille heymans

Heymans

[hahy-muhnz; French ey-mahns]
noun
Corneille [kawr-ne-yuh] , 1892–1968, Belgian physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1938.
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Heymans Hey·mans (hī'mənz, ā-mäɴs'), Corneille Jean François. 1892-1968.

Belgian physiologist. He won a 1938 Nobel Prize for determining the role of the aortic sinus in the regulation of respiration.

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corneille heymans

Belgian physiologist who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1938 for his discovery of the regulatory effect on respiration of sensory organs associated with the carotid artery in the neck and with the aortic arch leading from the heart.

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