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  1. Theodor Schwann (German pronunciation: [ˈteːodoːɐ̯ ˈʃvan]; 7 December 1810 – 11 January 1882) was a German physician and physiologist. His most significant contribution to biology is considered to be the extension of cell theory to animals.

  2. Theodor Schwann, (born December 7, 1810, Neuss, Prussia [Germany]—died January 11, 1882, Cologne, Germany), German physiologist who founded modern histology by defining the cell as the basic unit of animal structure. Schwann studied at the Jesuits’ College at Cologne before attending the University of Bonn and then the University of Würzburg, where he began his medical studies. In 1834 ...

  3. The German biologist Theodor Schwann (1810-1882) is considered a founder of the cell theory. He also discovered pepsin, the first digestive enzyme prepared from animal tissue, and experimented to disprove spontaneous generation. Theodor Schwann was born at Neuss near Düsseldorf on Dec. 7, 1810.

  4. Scientific discovery isn't as simple as one good experiment. The weird and wonderful history of cell theory illuminates the twists and turns that came together to build the foundations of biology.

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Egg_cellEgg cell - Wikipedia

    The egg cell, or ovum (plural ova), is the female reproductive cell, or gamete, in most anisogamous organisms (organisms that reproduce sexually with a larger, female gamete and a smaller, male one). The term is used when the female gamete is not capable of movement (non- motile ).

  6. Aug 21, 2019 · Case in point: Cell Theory. This theory is one of the foundations of biology. Cell theory has three parts: All organisms (living things) are made up of one or more cells. The cell is the basic unit of structure and organization in organisms. All cells come from preexisting cells. It took a few steps and a few scientists to come up with this theory.

  7. Matthias Jakob Schleiden, also spelled Matthias Jacob Schleiden, (born April 5, 1804, Hamburg [Germany]—died June 23, 1881, Frankfurt am Main, Germany), German botanist, cofounder (with Theodor Schwann) of the cell theory. Schleiden was educated at Heidelberg (1824–27) and practiced law in Hamburg but soon developed his hobby of botany into a full-time pursuit. Repelled by contemporary ...

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