j. erlanger

Erlanger

[ur-lang-er]
noun
1.
Joseph, 1874–1965, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
2.
a city in N Kentucky.
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Erlanger (ˈɜːlæŋə)
 
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Joseph. 1874--1965, US physiologist. He shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Gasser for their work on the electrical signs of nervous activity

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Erlanger Er·lang·er (ûr'lāng'ər), Joseph. 1874-1965.

American physiologist. He shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for developing methods of recording electrical nerve impulses and for his studies on synaptic function.

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