< /ˈhæl ɪt/, 1875–1968, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1936.
- an open valley, usually in an area of low hills
- Sir Henry Hallet. 1875–1968, English physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1936 with Otto Loewi for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses
Old English dæl “dale, valley, gorge,” from Proto-Germanic *dalan “valley” (cf. Old Saxon, Dutch, Gothic dal, Old Norse dalr, Old High German tal, German Tal “valley”), from PIE *dhel- “a hollow” (cf. Old Church Slavonic dolu “pit,” Russian dol “valley”). Preserved from extinction by Norse influence in north of England.
- British physiologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses, particularly for the isolation and study of acetylcholine (1914).
- British physiologist who discovered acetylcholine and, with Otto Loewi, investigated the chemical transmission of nerve impulses. For this work they shared the 1936 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.