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Karl Ernst von
[kahrl urnst von,, fuh n] /kɑrl ɜrnst vɒn,, fən/ (Show IPA), 1792–1876, Estonian zoologist and pioneer embryologist.
Max, 1909–59, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1934.
Contemporary Examples

Baer, the Arizona artist, said she had heard that Clinton reads a book a day.
Inside the World of Hillary Superfans David Freedlander April 22, 2014

Baer began to make notes on his napkin, determined to dedicate an episode of the new season’s show to this issue.
Why Are These Rapes Still Unsolved? Linda Fairstein September 27, 2010

Historical Examples

Baer, especially, has laid stress on the purposiveness of all vital movement.
The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel

In 1829 Baer discovered the human egg, and later the chorda dorsalis.
The Last Link Ernst Haeckel

Imbued with the methods of von Baer and Johannes Mller, his methods were purely inductive.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1 Various

That hypothesis has not the least foundation, as Baer has shown.
The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6 E. Rameur

So Mr. Baer’s activities as a portrait painter were turned into another field of art.
The Mentor, January 15, 1917, Serial No. 123 Elizabeth Lounsbery

Baer, in his book on Die Gefngnisse, has assigned the prison-suicides imitative tendency.
Criminal Psychology Hans Gross

Mr. Petherick says, that the Baer tribe carry a different kind of iron missile from the Neam-Nams.
The Evolution of Culture Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers

The yolk is still more fluid than on the previous day, and its bulk has (according to von Baer) increased.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

Baer (bâr), Karl Ernst von. 1792-1876.

Estonian-born German naturalist and pioneer embryologist who discovered (1827) the mammalian egg in the ovary. He later described the process by which the fertilized egg develops first into germ layers and then into different organs and tissues.

BAER abbr.
brainstem auditory evoked response
brainstem auditory evoked response


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