Heidenhain

Vulpian-Heidenhain-Sherrington phenomenon

Vulpian-Heidenhain-Sherrington phenomenon is a term given for slow contraction of denervated skeletal muscle stimulating the autonomic cholinergic fibers innervating its blood vessels. It is named after French neurologist Alfred Vulpian (1826-1887), German physiologist Rudolf Heidenhain (1834-1897) and English neurophysiologist Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952).

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