Jacobson's organ


Ja·​cob·​son's organ ˈjā-kəb-sənz- How to pronounce Jacobson's organ (audio)

Word History


Ludvig L. Jacobson †1843 Danish anatomist

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Jacobson's organ was in 1885

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“Jacobson's organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jacobson%27s%20organ. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

Jacobson's organ

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