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Loew·i(lĕv′ē), Otto 1873-1961.
German-born American pharmacologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses.
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(Biography) Otto. 1873–1961, US pharmacologist, born in Germany. He shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1936) with Dale for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses
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|Noun||1.||Loewi - United States pharmacologist (born in Germany) who was the first to show that acetylcholine is produced at the junction between a parasympathetic nerve and a muscle (1873-1961)|
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