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Loewi, Otto Syllabification: Loe·wi, Otto
Pronunciation: /ˈlō-ē/

Definition of Loewi, Otto in English:

(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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