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Ramón y Cajal, Santiago

Pronunciation: /raˌmɒn iː kaˈhɑːl/
(1852–1934), Spanish physician and histologist. He was a founder of the science of neurology, identifying the neuron as the fundamental unit of the nervous system. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1906, shared with Camillo Golgi).

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