Meckel(mĕk′əl)Johann Friedrich 1781-1833
- German anatomist and embryologist known for his comprehensive descriptions of congenital defects.
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Yet at heart Meckel was a transcendentalist of the German school.Form and Function
E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The incus, or anvil-bone, may be formed from part of Meckel's cartilage.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)
David Starr Jordan
Meckel's cartilage is of course not seen in the dried skull.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
Posteriorly, Meckel's cartilage is dorsal to the angulosplenial.
Moreover, Meckel has found that deaf-mutism is more frequently met with in flour-mills than elsewhere.