Definition of Erlanger, Joseph in English:

Erlanger, Joseph

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Erlanger, Joseph

/ˈərˌlaNGər/