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[hyoo-buh l or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu bəl or, often, ˈyu-/

David, 1926–2013, U.S. neuroscientist, born in Canada: Nobel Prize 1981.

Hubel Hu·bel (hyōō’bəl), David Hunter. Born 1926.

American neurobiologist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for studies on the organization and functioning of the brain, particularly with respect to vision.


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