Goormaghtigh, Norbert

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Goormaghtigh, Norbert Gender: M
Norbert Oscar Jan Goormaghtigh
born on 14 February 1890 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Oostende, Belgium, 51n13, 2e55
Timezone BMT m4e2230 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 26°14' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 23°54 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 21°50'


Belgian pathologist and professor mainly engaged in research into the functioning of the adrenal gland in relation to blood pressure and other organs. Later, he published numerous works as evidence of his statements in this part of medicine.

His name remains connected to the term "Goormaghtigh cells" or "Goormaghtigh juxtaglomerular device."

He died in Sint-Martens-Latem on 2 January 1960, aged 69.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Dutch)


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Pathologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Goormaghtigh cells")