Kuhne fiber

Küh·ne fi·ber

(kē'ne),
artificial muscle fiber made by filling the intestine of an insect with a growth of myxomycetes; used to demonstrate the contractility of protoplasm.

Küh·ne fi·ber

(kē'nĕ fī'bĕr)
Artificial muscle made by filling the intestine of an insect with a growth of myxomycetes; used to demonstrate the contractility of protoplasm.

Kühne,

Wilhelm (Willy) F., German physiologist and histologist, 1837-1900.
Kühne fiber - artificial muscle fiber used to demonstrate the contractility of protoplasm.
Kühne methylene blue - methylene blue in absolute alcohol and phenol solution.
Kühne phenomenon - when a constant current is passed through a muscle, an undulation is seen to pass from the positive to the negative pole.
Kühne plate - the endplate of a motor nerve fiber in a muscle spindle.
Kühne spindle - a fusiform end organ in skeletal muscle in which afferent and a few efferent nerve fibers terminate. Synonym(s): neuromuscular spindle
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