Share this entry

Jarvik, Robert Koffler Syllabification: Jar·vik, Robert Koffler
Pronunciation: /ˈjärvik/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Jarvik, Robert Koffler in English:

( 1946-) US biomedical research scientist. He invented an artificial heart driven by compressed air, which was first implanted in a patient in 1982.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources