[fawrs-mahn, -muh n, fohrs-; German fawrs-mahn] /ˈfɔrs mɑn, -mən, ˈfoʊrs-; German ˈfɔrs mɑn/

[German ver-nuh r] /German ˈvɛr nər/ (Show IPA), 1904–79, German surgeon: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1956.

Forssmann Forss·mann (fôrs’män’, -mən), Werner Theodor Otto. 1904-1979.

German physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.


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