Haeckel



[hek-uh l] /ˈhɛk əl/

noun
1.
Ernst Heinrich
[ernst hahyn-rikh] /ɛrnst ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1834–1919, German biologist and philosopher of evolution.
/German ˈhɛkəl/
noun
1.
Ernst Heinrich (ɛrnst ˈhainrɪç). 1834–1919, German biologist and philosopher. He formulated the recapitulation theory of evolution and was an exponent of the philosophy of materialistic monism

Haeckel Haeck·el (hěk’əl), Ernst. 1834-1919.

German philosopher and naturalist who supported Darwin’s theory and mapped a genealogical tree relating all animal life.
Haeckel
(hěk’əl)
German naturalist who was the first to attempt a genealogical tree of all animals. He was also one of the first scientists to publicly support Darwin’s theory of evolution. His own ideas about evolution attracted popular attention, and though they were later disproved, they helped to stimulate biological research.

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