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[fir-khoh] /ˈfɪr xoʊ/
[roo-dawlf] /ˈru dɔlf/ (Show IPA),
1821–1902, German pathologist, anthropologist, and political leader. Unabridged
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  • A place in pathology was first assured to them by Virchow's discovery of leukæmia.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • On this count, then, I claim acquittal, being for the moment on the side of Virchow.

  • Virchow, I fancy, and Nikola Tesla made some suggestive remarks.

    The Blue Germ Martin Swayne
  • Professor Virchow is, I doubt not, an accomplished English scholar.

  • Virchow came to Munich only on the 20th, and delivered his speech on the 22d.

  • Then what are the new proofs of the theory of descent which Virchow demands of us?

  • I must here be permitted to take Virchow exactly at his word.

  • The most interesting interview that I had with any of my professors was with Virchow.

    My Life Josiah Flynt
  • Professor Virchow was appealed to by Schliemann for his opinion.

    The Swastika

    Thomas Wilson
  • Virchow says: It is of the cells that the tissues are built up and the nerves formed.

    Mind and Body

    William Walker Atkinson
British Dictionary definitions for Virchow


/German ˈfɪrçɔf/
Rudolf Ludwig Karl (ˈruːdɔlf ˈluːtvɪç karl). 1821–1902, German pathologist, who is considered the founder of modern (cellular) pathology
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Virchow in Medicine

Virchow Vir·chow (vēr'kō, fēr'KHō), Rudolf. 1821-1902.

German physician and pathologist known for his contributions to cell theory and the study of disease.

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