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Leyden jars and other apparatus used by Aldini in experiments (c1793)

Leyden jars and other apparatus used by Aldini in experiments, which were intended to support his uncle, Galvani, against the attacks of Volta. (Source: Plate 4. Aldini J. An account of the late improvements in galvanism, with a series of curious and interesting experiments performed before the commissioners of the French National Institute, and repeated lately in the anatomical theatres of London: To which is added, an appendix, containing the author’s experiments on the body of a malefactor executed at Newgate. &c. &c. illustrated with engravings. London: Wilks and Taylor, 1803.)

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