niels ryberg finsen

Finsen

[fin-suhn]
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Niels Ryberg [neels ry-ber] , 1860–1904, Danish physician: Nobel Prize 1903.
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Finsen (Danish ˈfensən)
 
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Niels Ryberg (neːls ˈryber). 1860--1904, Danish physician; founder of phototherapy: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1903

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Finsen Fin·sen (fĭn'sən), Niels Ryberg. 1860-1904.

Danish physician. He won a 1903 Nobel Prize for developing a method of treating skin diseases with ultraviolet light.

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niels ryberg finsen

Danish physician, founder of modern phototherapy (the treatment of disease by the influence of light), who received the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for the application of light in the treatment of skin diseases.

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