Definition of Gasser, Herbert Spencer in English:

Gasser, Herbert Spencer

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Gasser, Herbert Spencer

/ˈɡasər/