Schwann



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Theodor
[tey-oh-dawr] /ˈteɪ oʊˌdɔr/ (Show IPA), 1810–82, German zoologist.
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Theodor (ˈteːodoːr). 1810–82, German physiologist, who founded the theory that all animals consist of cells or cell products

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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