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Euler, Ulf Svante von Line breaks: Ulf Svante von Euler
Pronunciation: /ˈɔɪlə/

Definition of Euler, Ulf Svante von in English:

(1905–83), Swedish physiologist, the son of Hans Euler-Chelpin. He was the first to discover a prostaglandin, which he isolated from semen. Euler also identified noradrenaline as the principal chemical neurotransmitter of the sympathetic nervous system. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1970).
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