Definition of Eccles, Sir John Carew in US English:

Eccles, Sir John Carew

proper noun

  • (1903–97), Australian physiologist, who demonstrated the way in which nerve impulses are conducted by means of chemical neurotransmitters. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1963), shared with Alan L. Hodgkin and Andrew F. Huxley.

Pronunciation

Eccles, Sir John Carew

/ˈekəlz/