Cohnheim theory


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Cohnheim theory

The obsolete theory that tumors result from embryonal cells not used for fetal development.

Cohnheim,

Julius F., German histologist, pathologist, and physiologist, 1839-1884.
Cohnheim area - a shrinkage artifact of fixation. Synonym(s): Cohnheim field
Cohnheim field - Synonym(s): Cohnheim area
Cohnheim theory - that neoplasms originate from various cell rests. Synonym(s): emigration theory