Starling's law

noun Star·ling's law \ˈstärliŋz-\

Definition of Starling's law

  1. :  a statement in physiology: a muscle that is stretched within normal limits at the time of stimulation contracts more strongly than one that is completely relaxed

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Origin and Etymology of starling's law

after Ernest H. Starling †1927 English physiologist

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