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Von Békésy

[von bey-kuh-shee; Hungarian fawn-bey-key-shi] /vɒn ˈbeɪ kə ʃi; Hungarian fɔnˈbeɪ keɪ ʃɪ/
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Georg
[gey-awrg;; Hungarian ge-awrg] /ˈgeɪ ɔrg;; Hungarian ˈgɛ ɔrg/ (Show IPA),
1899–1972, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary: Nobel Prize in medicine 1961.

Békésy

[bey-kuh-shee; Hungarian bey-key-shi] /ˈbeɪ kə ʃi; Hungarian ˈbeɪ keɪ ʃɪ/
noun
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Georg von
[gey-awrg von;; Hungarian ge-org fawn] /ˈgeɪ ɔrg vɒn;; Hungarian ˈgɛ ɒrg fɔn/ (Show IPA),
Von Békésy, Georg.
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Békésy

/Hungarian ˈbeːkeʃɪ/
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Georg von (ˈɡeːɔrk fɔn). 1899–1972, US physicist, born in Hungary; noted for his work on the mechanism of hearing: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1961
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g. von bekesy in Medicine

Békésy Bé·ké·sy (bā'kā-shē), Georg von. 1899-1972.

Hungarian-born American physiologist. He won a 1961 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the mechanisms of stimulation within the cochlea of the ear.

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