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.
American physiologist, who received (with Herbert Gasser) the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 for discovering that fibres within the same nerve cord possess different functions
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