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(hĕnzən)(Christian Andreas) Viktor 1835-1924
  1. German physiologist noted for his research in embryology and his studies of the sense organs.
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Historical Examples of hensen

  • It corresponds to the menstruation of the human female (Hensen).

    Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex

    Samuel Leopold Schenk

  • Hensen said that abstinence is not to be unconditionally approved.

  • Reichert and Hensen regard it as an outgrowth of the uterine wall, while the body within its free apex is regarded as the ovum.

  • The governor hesitated for a moment, and then gave Colonel Hensen directions to comply with my request.

  • "You can do nothing with them," said Colonel Hensen, joining us, and noticing the condition of the machines.