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Reissner's membrane

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noun Reiss·ner's membrane \ˈrīs-nərz-\

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Reissner

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Ernst

(1824–1878), German anatomist. A professor of anatomy, Reissner described in 1851 the membrane of the cochlear duct that is now also known as Reissner's membrane.


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