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Galvani’s experiments (Plate I)

Some of Galvani's experiments (Plate I) from his De Viribus Electricitatis in Motu Musculari Commentarius (Commentary on the Effects of Electricity on Muscular Motion, 1792). Various frog preparations are shown as well as special devices designed by Galvani for his experiments, notice the presence of an electrostatic machine (left) and a Leyden jar (right). (Courtesy of the Wellcome Trust. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International [CC BY 4.0] license,

Associated Disorders

  • Central nervous system injury
  • Movement disorders
  • Peripheral nervous system injury