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Schwann

[ shvahn; English shwahn ]
/ ʃvɑn; English ʃwɑn /
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noun
The·o·dor [tey-oh-dawr], /ˈteɪ oʊˌdɔr/, 1810–82, German zoologist.
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British Dictionary definitions for Schwann

Schwann
/ (German ʃvan) /

noun
Theodor (ˈteːodoːr). 1810–82, German physiologist, who founded the theory that all animals consist of cells or cell products
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Medical definitions for Schwann

Schwann
[ shvän ]
Theodor 1810-1882

German physiologist and pioneer histologist who described (1839) the cell as the basic structure of animal tissue. He isolated pepsin in 1836, and in 1838 he described the myelin sheath.
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