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Rosenbach law

Pronunciation: ro'zen-bahk

Definition:

  1. in affections of the nerve trunks or nerve centers, paralysis of the flexor muscles appears later than that of the extensors;
  2. in cases of abnormal stimulation of organs with rhythmic functional periodicity, there is often a grouping of the individual acts with corresponding lengthening of the pauses, in such a way that the proportion of total rest and activity remains nearly the same.
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