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Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding

Syllabification: Hux·ley, Sir Andrew Fielding
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈhəkslē/

Definition of Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding in English:

( 1917–2012), British physiologist, the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley. He worked with Alan L. Hodgkin on the physiology of nerve transmission. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1963), shared with John C. Eccles and Hodgkin.

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