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Baer, Karl Ernest von Syllabification: Baer, Karl Ernest von
Pronunciation: /be(ə)r/

Definition of Baer, Karl Ernest von in English:

( 1792–1876), German biologist. He discovered that ova are particles within the ovarian follicles, and he formulated the principle that general characters appear before special ones do in the developing embryo. His studies were used by Darwin in the theory of evolution.

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