Einthoven

[ahynt-hoh-vuh n] /ˈaɪntˌhoʊ vən/
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Willem
[vil-uh m] /ˈvɪl əm/ (Show IPA),
1860–1927, Dutch physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924.
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Einthoven (Dutch ˈɛɪnthoːvə)
 
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Willem. 1860--1927, Dutch physiologist. A pioneer of electrocardiography, he was awarded the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1924

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Einthoven Eint·ho·ven (īnt'hō'vən), Willem. 1860-1927.

Dutch physiologist. He won a 1924 Nobel Prize for his contributions to electrocardiography.

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Dutch physiologist who was awarded the 1924 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the electrical properties of the heart through the electrocardiograph, which he developed as a practical clinical instrument and an important tool in the diagnosis of heart disease.

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