Lorenz, Konrad


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Lorenz, Konrad

(1903–89) Austrian biologist, the pioneer of modern ETHOLOGY, who founded the school of behavioural studies which regards animal behaviour as a product of adaptive evolution. He is perhaps best known for two of his books, King Solomon's Ring (1952) and Man meets Dog (1954), and also for his work on IMPRINTING.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Lorenz,

Konrad, Austrian zoologist, 1903–, joint winner of 1973 Nobel Prize for work related to social behavior.
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012