Erb, Wilhelm

Erb, Wilhelm

(erb, erp)
Wilhelm Heinrich Erb, Ger. neurologist, 1840–1921.

Erb paralysis

Duchenne-Erb paralysis.

Erb point

The point on the side of the neck 2 to 3 cm above the clavicle and in front of the transverse process of the sixth cervical vertebra. Electrical stimulation over this area causes various arm muscles to contract.
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