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Erlanger, Joseph

Syllabification: Er·lan·ger, Joseph
Pronunciation: /ˈərˌlaNGər
 
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Definition of Erlanger, Joseph in English:

( 1874–1965), US physiologist. Collaborating with Herbert Gasser, he showed that the velocity of a nerve impulse is proportional to the diameter of the fiber. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1944), shared with Gasser.

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