- German biologist who discovered gill slits and branchial arches in bird and mammal embryos.
Examples from the Web for rathke
Historical Examples of rathke
The clavicle is stated by Rathke to be at first continuous with the coraco-scapular plate.
The succeeding changes have been somewhat differently described by Klliker and Rathke.
Mr. Newport has described the course of this concentration in insects; and by Rathke it has been traced in crustaceans.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I
Later in the same year Rathke discovered gill-slits in the chick, in this case finding only three.
In this paper he confirmed Rathke's discovery, and described the slits and arches in the dog and the chick.