from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument devised by Heidenhain for stimulating a nerve mechanically by causing an ivory hammer attached to the vibrating spring of an induction-machine to beat upon it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physiol.) An instrument from tetanizing a muscle by irritating its nerve by successive mechanical shocks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun physiology An
instrumentfor tetanizinga muscleby irritatingits nervewith successive mechanical shocks.
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