Luciani, Luigi

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Luigi, Italian physiologist, 1842-1919.
Luciani syndrome - syndrome of the cerebellum associated with lack of muscle tone, lack of strength, and incoordination. Synonym(s): Luciani triad
Luciani triad - Synonym(s): Luciani syndrome
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Luigi Luciani and the earliest graphic demonstration of Wenckebach periodicity.
Wenckebach called this pattern of repeated changing pulse intervals that were grouped together "Luciani periods" after physiologist Luigi Luciani, who had described similar grouped beats in frogs in 1873 (3).