Kohnstamm phenomenon

Kohn·stamm phenomenon (kōnґshtahm) [Oskar Felix Kohnstamm, German physician, 1871–1917] aftermovement.

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  • Oskar Kohnstamm — 1915,Graphics by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Dr. Oskar Felix Kohnstamm (13 April 1871 in Pfungstadt 6 November 1917 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German neurologist and psychiatrist. Initially trained in internal medicine in Giessen and Strassbourg he… …   Wikipedia

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