Edgar Douglas, 1889–1977, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1932.
(Gilbert) 1903–59, U.S. fashion and costume designer.
a city in SE Michigan.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “from Hadria,” an ancient city in northern Italy.
Edgar Douglas, Baron Adrian. 1889–1977, English physiologist, noted particularly for his research into the function of neurons: shared with Sherrington the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine 1932
masc. proper name, from Latin Adrianus/Hadrianus, literally “of the Adriatic” (see Adriatic).
Adrian A·dri·an (ā’drē-ən), Edgar Douglas. First Baron Adrian. 1889-1977.
British physiologist. He shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for major advances in the understanding of the nervous and muscular systems and was one of the first to study electrical activity in the brain and nervous system.
. Historical Examples Adrianople was conquered in 1361 and made the capital of the Turkish Empire. Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania Jewett Castello Gilson There was a very serious mistake in the policy of “masking” Adrianople. Bulgaria Frank Fox A third example of the kind took place at the military hospital at […]
- Adrianople red
a medium red color.
former name of .
of or relating to the . . Contemporary Examples They then took the borrowed money and invested it in Greek bonds and in loans to customers around the Mediterranean and Adriatic. Cyprus’s Emotionally Satisfying, But Likely Ineffective ‘Bail-in’ Daniel Gross March 24, 2013 One of these companies is building a luxury complex on the gorgeous […]