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Ernest Henry Starling

Starling, Ernest Henry, 1866–1927, English physiologist, b. India. He was professor (1899–1923) at University College, London. He was an authority on heart action and circulation. With Sir William M. Bayliss he introduced the concept of hormones and studied intestinal movement, describing (1899) peristalsis as a ganglionic reflex. His many works include Principles of Human Physiology (1912; 14th ed. with Sir Charles A. Evans, 1968).

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