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Eccles, Sir John Carew

Pronunciation: /ˈekəlz/
(1903–97), Australian physiologist, who demonstrated the way in which nerve impulses are conducted by means of chemical neurotransmitters. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1963), shared with Alan L. Hodgkin and Andrew F. Huxley.

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Syllabification: Ec·cles, Sir John Carew

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