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Ludwig, Carl Friedrich Wilhelm (1816–1895)




German physiologist. He studied the cardiovascular system and invented the kymograph (1847), which records changes in arterial blood pressure. He also invented a device to measure arterial and venous blood flow, and investigated the functions of oxygen in the blood.


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