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(hĕnlə)Friedrich Gustav Jacob 1809-1885
  1. German anatomist whose works, including Handbuch der Rationellen Pathologie (1846-1852), integrated the study of pathology and physiology. He is also known for advancing histology with his microscopic anatomical examinations.
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Historical Examples of henle

  • In this work he followed in the footsteps of his master Henle.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8


  • Henle found they can travel one centimetre in three minutes.

  • What should be regarded as such proof had been formulated by Henle in 1840.

    Disease and Its Causes

    William Thomas Councilman

  • Thus the theory of contagium vivum, for which Henle contended as early as 1821, was not forgotten.

  • A point 10 millimetres (two-fifths of an inch) behind the spine of Henle corresponds to the anterior border of the sigmoid sinus.