Node of ranvier


Louis-Antoine Ranvier and his eponym “Node of Ranvier”

Louis-Antoine Ranvier (2/10/1835 to 22/3/1922) Ranvier was a French histologist and pathologist. He is credited with transforming histology from a descriptive discipline into an experimental science that could serve as a basis for physiological observations. He devoted most of his research to elaborating detailed nerve and skin structure. In 1878 he described constrictions seen in […]

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