Definition of Steno, Nicolaus in English:

Steno, Nicolaus

Syllabification: Sten·o, Nicolaus
Pronunciation: /ˈstānō
( 1638–86), Danish anatomist and geologist; Danish name Niels Steensen. His ideas are now regarded as fundamental—that fossils are the petrified remains of living organisms, that many rocks arise from consolidation of sediments and occur in layers in the order in which they were laid down.

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Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up