Theodor Schwann

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Noun1.Theodor Schwann - German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)Theodor Schwann - German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)
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1) This lesion is primarily made u p of proliferated endoneural and perinenral connective tissue, neurilemma cells, and regenerating neuraxes; it is not neoplastic in origin.