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Oken

[oh-kuh n]
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noun
  1. LorenzLorenz Ockenfuss, 1779–1851, German naturalist and philosopher.
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  • This point, it is interesting to note, had already been made by Oken in his Programm .

    Form and Function

    E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

  • Oken and St Hilaire would have said that it was "all extremity."

  • The first attempt to deal with this question was made by Goethe and Oken.

    The Origin of Vertebrates

    Walter Holbrook Gaskell

  • Oken thought them to be related to the marsupials, or pouched animals.

  • Oken, whose views were liberal, printed such complaints whenever they were of general interest.