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Virchow, Rudolf Karl

Line breaks: Ru¦dolf Karl Vir|chow
Pronunciation: /ˈvəːkəʊ
 
, ˈfɪrço/

Definition of Virchow, Rudolf Karl in English:

( 1821–1902), German physician and pathologist, founder of cellular pathology. He argued that the cell was the basis of life and that diseases were reflected in specific cellular abnormalities. Virchow also stressed the importance of environmental factors in disease.

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