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Haeck·el(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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(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
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Ernst Heinrich, 1834–1919, German biologist and philosopher of evolution.
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|Noun||1.||Haeckel - German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)|
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