Definition of Okenfuss
1. Noun. German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living 'infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851).
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Literary usage of Okenfuss
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lorenz Oken: A Biographical Sketch, Or "In Memoriam" of the Centenary of His by Alexander Ecker, Alfred Tulk (1883)
"... to regard my worthy teachers as the very foundation of my political existence. " Yours most respectfully, "Freiburg, 2i)th March, 1804." "L. okenfuss. ..."
2. Outlines of the History of Medicine and the Medical Profession by Henry Ebenezer Handerson, Johann Hermann Baas (1889)
"... might likewise lay claim among posterity, were : the naturalist LORENZ OKE.V (properly okenfuss, 1779-1851) of Bohlsbach in the Bavarian highlands, ..."
3. The Copepodologist's Cabinet: A Biographical and Bibliographical History by David M. Damkaer (2002)
"Coming from the family of okenfuss meant more to his life status in his time than in ours. Undoubtedly, he had Interrogating Natun ..."