Definition of Loewi, Otto in English:

Loewi, Otto

Syllabification: Loe·wi, Otto
Pronunciation: /ˈlō-ē
 
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  • (1873–1961), US pharmacologist and physiologist, born in Germany. He showed that a chemical neurotransmitter (acetylcholine) is produced at the junction of a parasympathetic nerve and a muscle. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1936), shared with Sir Henry Dale.

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