henry hallett, sir

Dale

[deyl]
noun
1.
Sir Henry Hallett [hal-it] , 1875–1968, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1936.
2.
Sir Thomas, died 1619, British colonial administrator in America: governor of Virginia 1614–16.
3.
a male or female given name.
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dale (deɪl)
 
n
an open valley, usually in an area of low hills
 
[Old English dæl; related to Old Frisian del, Old Norse dalr, Old High German tal valley]

Dale (deɪl)
 
n
Sir Henry Hallet. 1875--1968, English physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1936 with Otto Loewi for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses

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dale
O.E. dæl, from P.Gmc. *dalan "valley," preserved from extinction in north of England by Norse infl. Akin to words for "bow" (v.), probably through the notion of a bend in the ground.
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Dale (dāl), Sir Henry Hallett. 1875-1968.

British physiologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses, particularly for the isolation and study of acetylcholine (1914).

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Dale   (dāl)  Pronunciation Key 
British physiologist who discovered acetylcholine and, with Otto Loewi, investigated the chemical transmission of nerve impulses. For this work they shared the 1936 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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