ulf svante von euler


[oi-ler; German, Swedish oi-luhr]
Leonhard [German ley-awn-hahrt] , 1707–83, Swiss mathematician.
Ulf Svante von [oolf svahn-tuh fawn] , 1905–83, Swedish physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1970.
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Euler (German ˈɔɪlər)
1.  Leonhard (ˈleːɔnhart). 1707--83, Swiss mathematician, noted esp for his work on the calculus of variation: considered the founder of modern mathematical analysis
2.  Ulf (Svante) von (ʊlf fɔn). 1905--83, Swedish physiologist: shared the Nobel prize (1970) for physiology or medicine with Julius Axelrod and Bernard Katz for their work on the catecholamines: son of Hans von Euler-Chelpin

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Euler Eu·ler (oi'lər), Ulf Svante von. 1905-1983.

Swedish physiologist. He shared a 1970 Nobel Prize for studies of nerve impulse transmission.

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Euler   (oi'lər)  Pronunciation Key 
Swiss mathematician who made many contributions to numerous areas of pure and applied mathematics, physics, and astronomy. He was one of the first to develop the methods used in differential and integral calculus, and he introduced much of the basic mathematical notation still used today.
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