Karl Ernst von [kahrl urnst von, fuh n] /kɑrl ɜrnst vɒn, fən/, 1792–1876, Estonian zoologist and pioneer embryologist.
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[bâr]Karl Ernst von 1792-1876

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.



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