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Gasser, Herbert Spencer

Pronunciation: /ˈɡasər/
(1888–1963), US physiologist. In collaboration with Joseph Erlanger, he used an oscilloscope to show that the velocity of a nerve impulse is proportional to the diameter of the fiber. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1944), shared with Erlanger.

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