Matthias Schleiden

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Noun1.Matthias Schleiden - German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)Matthias Schleiden - German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
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In 1838 the German botanist Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804-1881) made the necessary leap of understanding and announced that all living plant tissue was made up of cells.