herbert spencer gasser

Gasser

[gas-er]
noun
Herbert Spencer, 1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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gasser (ˈɡæsə)
 
n
a drilling or well that yields natural gas

Gasser (ˈɡæsə)
 
n
Herbert Spencer. 1888--1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity

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Gasser Gas·ser (gās'ər), Herbert Spencer. 1888-1963.

American physiologist. He shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for research on the functions of nerve fibers.

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herbert spencer gasser

American physiologist, corecipient (with Joseph Erlanger) of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 for fundamental discoveries concerning the functions of different kinds of nerve fibres.

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