georg békésy

Békésy

[bey-kuh-shee; Hungarian bey-key-shi]
noun
Georg von [gey-awrg von; Hungarian ge-org fawn] , Von Békésy, Georg.
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Békésy (Hungarian ˈbeːkeʃɪ)
 
n
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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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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