Medical Definition of Zenker's degeneration
: hyaline degeneration of voluntary muscles associated with severe infectious diseases (as typhoid fever)—called also waxy degeneration
Biographical Note for zenker's degeneration
Friedrich Albert von (1825–1898), German pathologist and anatomist. Zenker held professorships at Dresden and Erlengen, Germany. He introduced Zenker's fluid in 1894.
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