wolffian

adjective, often capitalized wolff·ian \ -ēən \

Definition of wolffian

: discovered or first described by Kaspar Friedrich Wolff

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Origin and Etymology of wolffian

Kaspar Friedrich Wolff †1794 German anatomist and embryologist + English -an


Wolffian

adjective Wolff·ian
variants: or less commonly Wolfian \-ēən\

Definition of Wolffian

: of or relating to Christian Wolff or his rationalistic philosophy

Origin and Etymology of wolffian

Christian von Wolff (Wolf) †1754 German philosopher + English -an


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