- Karl Ernst von [kahrl urnst von, fuh n] /kɑrl ɜrnst vɒn, fən/, 1792–1876, Estonian zoologist and pioneer embryologist.
- 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.Dreamers of the Ghetto
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"It's a mistake, an awful mistake, Mr. Baer," he censured me.Crimes of Charity
In 1829 Baer discovered the human egg, and later the chorda dorsalis.The Last Link
Baer, especially, has laid stress on the purposiveness of all vital movement.The Wonders of Life
Baer(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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