cohnheim

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Cohnheim Cohn·heim (kōn'hīm'), Julius Friedrich. 1839-1884.

German pathologist noted for his microscopic investigations into inflammation and pus formation and for his development of the technique of freezing a tissue sample before cutting it into thin slices for microscopic examination.

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