Edgar adrian

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.


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