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(flōōgər, pflü-)Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm 1829-1910
  1. German physiologist noted for his work on the sensory function of the spinal cord.
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Historical Examples

  • Prof. Pfluger attributes this large amount of bad sight to insufficient lighting of school rooms, badly printed books, etc.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 822


  • Such is the "cyanogen hypothesis" of the origin of life, advocated by able physiologists such as Pfluger, Verworn, and others.

  • With respect to the decapitated frog, I have always heard of Pfluger as a most trustworthy observer.