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A History of the Discovery of the Hoorweg–Weiss–Lapicque Law

First quantitative studies of the effect of electricity on excitable biological tissues forming the basis of the Hoorweg–Weiss–Lapicque law are described. The contribution of each researcher to the discovery is delineated and the practical significance of the Hoorweg–Weiss–Lapicque law is explained.

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Correspondence to B. B. Gorbunov.

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Translated from Meditsinskaya Tekhnika, Vol. 52, No. 5, Sep.-Oct., 2018, pp. 48-50.

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Gorbunov, B.B., Vostrikov, V.A., Nesterenko, I.V. et al. A History of the Discovery of the Hoorweg–Weiss–Lapicque Law. Biomed Eng 52, 357–360 (2019).

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