Sherrington Charles Scott
Sher·ring·ton(shĕr′ĭng-tən), Sir Charles Scott 1857-1952.
British physiologist who shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for his work on the structure and function of the nervous system. He coined the word "synapse."
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