Mayer, Siegmund

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Mayer, Siegmund Gender: M
born on 27 December 1842 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Worms, Germany, 49n38, 8e22
Timezone LMT m8e22 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 05°35' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°29 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 18°00'


German physiologist and histologist who made several important contributions particularly concerning the physiology of the heart and vessels, respiration and intestines. He was one of the first to describe chromaffin cells in the sympathetic nerve, and with Ewald Hering and Ludwig Traube, his name is associated with "Traube–Hering–Mayer waves", a phenomenon that deals with rhythmic variations in arterial blood pressure.

In addition to his scholarly papers published in scientific journals, he made contributions to Salomon Stricker's Handbuch der Lehre von den Geweben des Menschen und der Thiere (1872) and to Ludimar Hermann's Handbuch der Physiologie (1879). He was also the author of Histologisches Taschenbuch (1887).

Mayer died in September 1910 in Prague.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin. Birth place of Bechtheim is near Worms.


  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Physiologist and histologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Traube–Hering–Mayer waves")