Lorenz Oken


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lorenz Oken German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)
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In literature:

Oken (Lorenz), German morphologist and philosopher, b. Offenburg, 2 Aug. 1779.
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