Meltzer, Samuel J.

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Meltzer,

Samuel J., U.S. physiologist, 1851-1920.
Meltzer law - all living functions are continually controlled by two opposite forces: augmentation and inhibition. Synonym(s): law of contrary innervation
Meltzer-Lyon test - used in diagnosis of gallbladder conditions.
Meltzer sign - loss of second sound on auscultation of the heart after swallowing.
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Samuel J. Meltzer, the driving force behind the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, was born in Russia in 1851 (1,2).