German physiologist; born at Bonn Oct. 6, 1847; educated at the university of his native city (M.D. 1868). Becoming an assistant at the physiological institution of the university, he was appointed privat-docent in 1871, and three years later became prosector and assistant professor of anatomy. In 1881 he was appointed professor of animal physiology at the Landwirtschaftliche Hochschule at Berlin. Zuntz has made many contributions on physiology, nutrition, respiration, and similar topics, to the medical journals.
- Pagel, Biog. Lex.