Kuhne, Wilhelm F.


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