HyperDic: physiologist

English > 1 sense of the word physiologist:
NOUNperson physiologista biologist specializing in physiology
physiologist > pronunciation
Soundsfih.ziyaa'lahjhihst
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > physiologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA biologist specializing in physiology.
InstancesAdrian, Edgar Douglas Adrian, Baron AdrianEnglish physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons
Banting, F. G. Banting, Sir Frederick Grant BantingCanadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes (1891-1941)
Bernard, Claude BernardFrench physiologist noted for research on secretions / secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)
Best, C. H. Best, Charles Herbert BestCanadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
Eccles, John Eccles, Sir John Carew EcclesAustralian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)
Einthoven, Willem EinthovenDutch physiologist who devised the first electrocardiograph (1860-1927)
Galvani, Luigi GalvaniItalian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)
Haldane, John Haldane, John Scott HaldaneScottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane
Helmholtz, Hermann von Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von HelmholtzGerman physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)
Hess, Walter Hess, Walter Rudolf HessSwiss physiologist noted for studies / studies of the brain (1881-1973)
Hoagland, Hudson HoaglandUnited States physiologist (1899-1982)
Hodgkin, Alan Hodgkin, Sir Alan Hodgkin, Alan Lloyd HodgkinEnglish physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
Huxley, Andrew Huxley, Andrew Fielding HuxleyEnglish physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
Loeb, Jacques LoebUnited States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924)
Macleod, John Macleod, John James Rickard MacleodScottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
Muller, Johannes Peter MullerGerman physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
Pavlov, Ivan Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich PavlovRussian physiologist who observed conditioned salivary responses in dogs (1849-1936)
Pincus, Gregory Pincus, Gregory Goodwin PincusUnited States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)
Purkinje, Jan Evangelista Purkinje, Johannes Evangelista PurkinjeBohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
Schleiden, Matthias Schleiden, M. J. SchleidenGerman physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
Schwann, Theodor SchwannGerman physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)
Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott SherringtonEnglish physiologist who conducted research on reflex action (1857-1952)
Spallanzani, Lazzaro SpallanzaniItalian physiologist who disproved the theory of spontaneous generation (1729-1799)
Weber, E. H. Weber, Ernst Heinrich WeberGerman physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
Broaderbiologist, life scientist(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
Spanishfisióloga, fisiólogo
Catalanfisiòleg
Nounsphysiologyprocesses and functions of an organism
physiologythe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

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