Definition of Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd in English:

Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd

Syllabification: Hodg·kin, Sir Alan Lloyd
Pronunciation: /ˈhäjkin
 
/
( 1914–1998), English physiologist. With Andrew F. Huxley, he demonstrated the role of sodium and potassium ions in the transmission of nerve impulses between cells. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1963), shared with John C. Eccles and Huxley.

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