Definition of Euler, Ulf Svante von in English:

Euler, Ulf Svante von

proper noun

  • (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).

Pronunciation

Euler, Ulf Svante von

/ˈɔɪlə/