Vulpian-Heidenhain-Sherrington phenomenon

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Slow contraction of denervated skeletal muscle by stimulating autonomic cholinergic fibres innervating its blood vessels.

Description

Slow contraction of denervated skeletal muscle by stimulating autonomic cholinergic fibres innervating its blood vessels.

See also Sherrington's law, under Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, English neurophysiologist, 1857-1952.

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