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hitzig in Medicine


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  1. German physiologist. By using electrodes in different locations of the cortex to stimulate different muscle contractions (1870), he was able to prove the localization of cerebral function.
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Historical Examples

  • Otherwise his genealogy would not be mentioned for four generations (Hitzig).

    The Expositor's Bible

    F. W. Farrar

  • Hitzig sees in this strange rendering Abiesdri the meaning "eunuch."

  • Hitzig (among others) held that it is the prophets who are the speakers of ver.

    The Expositor's Bible

    George Adam Smith

  • Hitzig aptly quotes Demosthenes: "If they cannot face the candle, what will they do when they see the sun?"

  • It is difficult to fix the date of this short lyrical outpouring, if it be assumed, with Hitzig, that it is an independent whole.