American-born Canadian neurosurgeon noted for his experimental work on the exposed brains of conscious humans. His findings increased scientific understanding of the functions of the brain, brain diseases such as epilepsy, and the mechanisms involved in speech.
- Peng Dehuai
[peng duh-hwahy] /ˈpɛŋ ˈdʌˈʰwaɪ/ noun 1. 1898–1974, Chinese Communist military leader: defense minister 1954–59.
[peng-gœ] /ˈpɛŋˌgœ/ noun, plural pengö, pengös [peng-gœz] /ˈpɛŋˌgœz/ (Show IPA) 1. a former silver coin and monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér: replaced by the forint in 1946. /ˈpɛŋɡɜː/ noun (pl) -gös 1. (formerly) the standard monetary unit of Hungary, replaced by the forint in 1946
[Chinese puhng-hoo] /Chinese ˈpʌŋˈhu/ noun 1. a group of small islands off the coast of SE China, in the Taiwan Strait: controlled by Taiwan. About 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km). /ˈpɛŋˈhuː/ noun 1. transliteration of the Chinese name for the Pescadores
[Chinese puhng-poo] /Chinese ˈpʌŋˈpu/ noun 1. . /ˈpɛŋˈpuː/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Bengbu