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Adolf Eugen Fick

(1829—1921)


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(1829–1921)

A German physiologist, born in Kassel, who qualified in medicine at the University of Marburg in 1851. In 1855 he proposed Fick's laws, in 1870 he devised Fick's principle, which allows the measurement of cardiac output, and in 1887 he made the first successful contact lens. Fick died at Blankenberge, Belgium.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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