W. forssmann


[fawrs-mahn, -muhn, fohrs-; German fawrs-mahn]
Werner [German ver-nuhr] , 1904–79, German surgeon: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1956.
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Forssmann Forss·mann (fôrs'män', -mən), Werner Theodor Otto. 1904-1979.

German physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.

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