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Meissner Meiss·ner (mīs'nər), Georg. 1829-1905.

German physiologist and anatomist known for his microscopic investigations of the skin and the vestibular and cochlear nerves.

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  • meissner records a similar augmentation in Polygonum orientale.

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  • Sometimes meissner would work with great ease, sometimes with difficulty.

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  • The man had said he was a Socialist, but meissner did not believe him.

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  • meissner exhibited the roll, and Jimmie stared with wide-open eyes.

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  • Such were to me the few brief moments in which I stood upon the meissner hill that overhangs my native city.

  • The ganglia of Auerbach and of meissner in the intestinal wall are sufficient for the development of peristaltic waves.

  • Jimmie and meissner hurried to this place, with their new-found wealth burning a hole in their pockets.

    Jimmie Higgins Upton Sinclair
  • meissner offered to take Jimmie to meet him, and so the two bolted their suppers and set out at top speed.

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  • They had had practically nothing in the house, he knew, and poor meissner could not feed four extra mouths.

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  • A number had been drafted—which meissner considered deliberate conspiracy on the part of the draft-boards.

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