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Bernard, Claude

(1813–78) French physiologist. He was the father of modern experimental physiology, and the first person to appreciate the importance of the internal environment in the functioning of organisms.
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Bernard,

Claude, French physiologist, 1813-1878.
Bernard canal - the excretory duct of the head of the pancreas. Synonym(s): accessory pancreatic duct; Bernard duct
Bernard duct - Synonym(s): Bernard canal
Bernard puncture - a puncture at a point in the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain which causes glycosuria. Synonym(s): diabetic puncture
Bernard syndrome - Synonym(s): Horner syndrome
Bernard-Cannon homeostasis - the set of mechanisms responsible for the cybernetic adjustment of physiological and biochemical states in postnatal life. Synonym(s): physiological homeostasis
Bernard-Horner syndrome - Synonym(s): Horner syndrome
Bernard-Sergent syndrome - Synonym(s): acute adrenocortical insufficiency
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KEYWORDS / Claude Bernard / College de Franee / Experimental Medicine / Experimental Physiology / History of Physiology /
This shocked observers but stimulated colleagues and attracted students, such as Claude Bernard. An initiator of scientific pharmacology and toxicology, he propounded the idea that living phenomena in animals and plants were physical and chemical events accessible to experimentation (Magendie, 1837).
Still unresolved is the question of whether echoviruses contribute to the disease or whether ALS simply makes motor neurons susceptible to invasion by the viruses, says study coauthor Bruno Lina, a virologist at Claude Bernard University.