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Pflügers Archiv

, Volume 349, Issue 1, pp 83–85 | Cite as

A simple thermode for rapid temperature changes

  • H. Fruhstorfer
  • I. Detering
Short Communications and Technical Notes

Summary

The principle of a simple water-circulated thermode is described which produces rapid temperature changes without perceptible tactile or auditory components.

Key words

Thermostimulator 

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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Fruhstorfer
    • 1
  • I. Detering
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PhysiologieUniversität Marburg a.d. LahnGermany

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