Baermann apparatus

Baer·​mann apparatus | \ ˈba(a)rmən- \

Definition of Baermann apparatus

: an apparatus consisting essentially of a funnel containing muslin filters for straining out larvae or worms from fecal or other specimens

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First Known Use of Baermann apparatus

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baermann apparatus

from the name Baermann

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“Baermann apparatus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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