Definition of Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott in US English:

Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott

proper noun

  • (1857–1952), English physiologist. He contributed greatly to the understanding of the nervous system and introduced the concept of reflex actions and the reflex arc. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1932).

Pronunciation

Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott

/ˈSHəriNGtən/