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Fröhlich's syndrome

noun Fröh·lich's syndrome

Medical Definition of Fröhlich's syndrome



Biographical Note for fröhlich's syndrome

Fröhlich \ˈfrœ̅-liḵ\play , Alfred (1871–1953), Austrian pharmacologist and neurologist. Fröhlich investigated a wide range of topics bearing on pharmacology and neurology including the influence of various therapeutic agents on the central nervous system, the pathways for visceral pain, the contraction of striated muscle fibers, and the effect of pituitrin upon the autonomic nervous system. He published his account of the condition now known as Fröhlich's syndrome in 1901.

Variants of fröhlich's syndrome

or Froehlich's syndrome \ˈfrā-liks-, ˈfrœ̅-liḵs-\play play also Fröhlich syndrome

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