o loewi


[loh-ee; German lœ-vee]
Otto [ot-oh; German awt-oh] , 1873–1961, German pharmacologist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1936.
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Loewi (ˈləʊɪ)
Otto. 1873--1961, US pharmacologist, born in Germany. He shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1936) with Dale for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses

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Loewi Loe·wi (lō'ē, lɶ'vē), Otto. 1873-1961.

German-born American pharmacologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses.

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German pharmacologist who, with Sir Henry Dale, investigated the chemical transmissions of nerve impulses. For this work they shared the 1936 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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