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lieberkuhn in Medicine


(lēbər-kyōōn′, -kün′)
  1. German anatomist known for discovering the intestinal glands.
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Examples from the Web for lieberkuhn

Historical Examples

  • Sometimes a Lieberkuhn or concave silver reflector is used for this purpose.

    An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope

    John William Griffith

  • Until 1856, when Lieberkuhn published his treatise on sponges, very little or nothing had been written on the subject.