THE SEMINAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF JOHANN‐CHRISTIAN REIL TO ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PSYCHIATRY

@article{Binder2007THESC,
  title={THE SEMINAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF JOHANN‐CHRISTIAN REIL TO ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PSYCHIATRY},
  author={Devin K. Binder and Karl Schaller and Hans Clusmann},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={1091–1096}
}
JOHANN-CHRISTIAN REIL (1759–1813) was a prominent German physician, anatomist, physiologist and a professor at the Universities of Halle and Berlin. Anatomic features named after him include the island of Reil (insula), Beau-Reil cross furrows, Reil's finger, the fillet of Reil, and Reil's triangle. In 1795, he founded the first German journal of physiology, Archiv für die Physiologie. Later, he would also be considered the founder of German psychiatry (the “German Pinel”) and coined the term… 

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