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 (hĕk′əl), Ernst Heinrich 1834-1919.
German philosopher and naturalist who supported Darwin's theory, mapped a genealogical tree relating all animal life, and developed the maxim "Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny."
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(German ˈhɛkəl)
(Biography) Ernst Heinrich (ɛrnst ˈhainrɪç). 1834–1919, German biologist and philosopher. He formulated the recapitulation theory of evolution and was an exponent of the philosophy of materialistic monism
Haeckelian adj
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(ˈhɛk əl)

Ernst Heinrich, 1834–1919, German biologist and philosopher of evolution.
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A fourth affirms, with Haeckel, the condensation of precipitation of matter from ether -- whose existence is proved by the condensation of precipitation.
Their topics are with-in: towards an aesth/ethics of prepositions; the atmospheric turn; wonder and Ernst Haeckel's aesthetics of nature; art without object but with impact; between science and art: an anthropological odyssey; the Black Wood: relations, empathy, and a feeling of oneness in Caledonian pine forests; cultivated and governed or free and wild: on assessing gardens and parks aesthetically; where embodiment meets environment: a meditation on the work of Hans Breder and Ana Mendieta accompanied by an interview with Breder; and the aesthetic roots of environmental amnesia: the work of art and the imagination of place.
The earliest data came from large plankton expeditions that occurred during the 19th and 20th century (Lesson, 1830; Haeckel, 1880, 1882; Browne, 1908; Vanhoffen, 1908; Stiasny, 1934).
Solmundella bitentaculata (Quoy and Gaimard, 1833) was first described by Quoy and Gaimard (1833) as Charybdea bitentaculata and subsequently as Aeginella bitentaculata by Haeckel, 1879.
The term "stem sell" first appeared in scientific literature in 1868, when the German scientist Ernst Haeckel merged the concepts of phylogeny and ontogeny to describe the "stammzelle" (stem cell), an evolutionary concept of a primordial cell that evolves into all cells and multicellular organisms [1].
Customers always have an experience--good, bad or indifferent--whenever they stay in a hotel (Berry, Carbone, & Haeckel, 2002).