first proposed by German physician Heinrich Wilhelm von Waldever- Hartz (1836-1921) in 1891 who said that the nervous system is comprised of neurons which run length-to-length but do not penetrate each other.

NEURON DOCTRINE: "Wilhelm von Waldever-Hartz first proposed the neuron doctrine which suggested they run end-to-end and are not continuous, as previously thought. "
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