henle

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Henle Hen·le (hěn'lə), Friedrich Gustav Jacob. 1809-1885.

German anatomist whose works, including Handbuch der Rationellen Pathologie (1846-1852), integrated the study of pathology and physiology. He is also known for advancing histology with his microscopic anatomical examinations.

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