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Rathke Rath·ke (rät'kə), Martin Heinrich. 1793-1860.

German biologist who discovered gill slits and branchial arches in bird and mammal embryos.

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  • The clavicle is stated by rathke to be at first continuous with the coraco-scapular plate.

  • The succeeding changes have been somewhat differently described by Klliker and rathke.

  • Mr. Newport has described the course of this concentration in insects; and by rathke it has been traced in crustaceans.

  • Later in the same year rathke discovered gill-slits in the chick, in this case finding only three.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • In this paper he confirmed rathke's discovery, and described the slits and arches in the dog and the chick.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • Von Baer also confirmed rathke's discovery of the operculum, assigning it, however, to the second gill-arch.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • Von Baer saw what had escaped rathke and Huschke, that there were, not three nor four, but as many as five aortic arches.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • The typical figure of the period is rathke, who produced a great deal of first-class embryological work.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • In his paper on the development of the fresh-water Isopod, Asellus, rathke returns to this point.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • Through rathke's work the real embryonic archetype of the vertebrate skull was for the first time disclosed.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

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