Ritter-Rollet phenomenon

Rit·ter-Rol·let phe·nom·e·non

(rit'ĕr rol'ĕt),
on equal electrical stimulation of motor nerve trunks, the flexor and abductor muscle groups react more readily than the extensors and adductors.
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Ritter,

Johann W., German physicist, 1776-1810.
Ritter law - a nerve is stimulated at both the opening and the closing of an electrical current.
Ritter opening tetanus - the contraction that occasionally occurs when a strong current passing through a long stretch of nerve is suddenly interrupted.
Ritter-Rollet phenomenon - on equal electrical stimulation of motor nerve trunks, the flexor and abductor muscle groups react more readily than the extensors and adductors.

Rollet,

Alexander, Austrian physiologist, 1834-1903.
Ritter-Rollet phenomenon - see under Ritter, Johann W
Rollet stroma - the colorless stroma of the red blood cells.
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