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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Marshall Hall

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English physician and physiologist. Born February 18, 1790 at Basford, England; died 1857. Discovered reflex action. Inaugurated the use of strychnine in diseases of the spine. Vigorous opponent of excessive blood-letting. Made noteworthy researches on circulation and on the nervous system and nervous diseases, to a method of resuscitation of drowned people, and to the elucidation of function of capillary vessels.

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Entry for 'Marshall Hall'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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