Definition of Gasser, Herbert Spencer in English:

Gasser, Herbert Spencer

proper noun

  • (1888–1963), American physiologist. Collaborating with Joseph Erlanger, he used an oscilloscope to show that the velocity of a nerve impulse is proportional to the diameter of the fibre. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1944, shared with Erlanger).

Pronunciation

Gasser, Herbert Spencer

/ˈɡasə/