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hitzig in Medicine

Hitzig Hit·zig (hĭt'sĭk', -sĭKH'), (Julius) Eduard. 1838-1907.

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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