Definition of Erlanger, Joseph in English:

Erlanger, Joseph

proper noun

  • (1874–1965), American physiologist. Collaborating with Herbert Gasser, he showed that the velocity of a nerve impulse is proportional to the diameter of the fibre. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1944, shared with Gasser).

Pronunciation:

Erlanger, Joseph

/ˈəːlaŋə/