Definition of Euler, Ulf von in English:

Euler, Ulf von

proper noun

  • (1905–83), Swedish physiologist; full name Ulf Svante von Euler; son of Hans Euler-Chelpin. He was the first to discover a prostaglandin, which he isolated from semen. Euler also identified noradrenaline as the principal chemical neurotransmitter of the sympathetic nervous system. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1970).

Pronunciation

Euler, Ulf von

/ˈɔɪlə/