Jacobson's organ

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Ludvig L. Jacobson †1843 Danish anatomist

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

Jacobson's organ

noun

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