Schiff, Moritz(redirected from Moritz Schiff)
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Schiff,Moritz, German physiologist, 1823-1896.
Schiff-Sherrington phenomenon - when the spinal cord is transected in the midthoracic region or a little lower, the stretch and other postural reflexes of the upper extremity become exaggerated; if the transection is made in the sacral cord, a similar effect is observed in the lower limbs.
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