Baer

[bair]
noun
  1. Karl Ernst von [kahrl urnst von, fuh n] /kɑrl ɜrnst vɒn, fən/, 1792–1876, Estonian zoologist and pioneer embryologist.
  2. Max,1909–59, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1934.
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  • And I will even believe that there was of this divinity in Rabbi Baer.

  • We have seen what were von Baer's criticisms of the theory of parallelism.

    Form and Function

    E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

  • "It's a mistake, an awful mistake, Mr. Baer," he censured me.

    Crimes of Charity

    Konrad Bercovici

  • In 1829 Baer discovered the human egg, and later the chorda dorsalis.

    The Last Link

    Ernst Haeckel

  • Baer, especially, has laid stress on the purposiveness of all vital movement.

    The Wonders of Life

    Ernst Haeckel


baer in Medicine

Baer

[bâr]Karl Ernst von 1792-1876
  1. Estonian-born German naturalist and pioneer embryologist who discovered (1827) the mammalian egg in the ovary. He later described the process by which the fertilized egg develops first into germ layers and then into different organs and tissues.

BAER

abbr.
  1. brainstem auditory evoked response
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