van Horne, Jan

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van Horne,

Jan (Johannes), Dutch anatomist, 1621-1670.
van Horne canal - the largest lymph vessel in the body, beginning at the cisterna chyli at about the level of the second lumbar vertebra. Synonym(s): thoracic duct
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As a student, De Graaf helped Johannes van Horne in the preparation of anatomical specimens.
In the mid-1660s, Jan Swammerdam, Johannes van Horne, and Niels Stensen independently arrived at this hypothesis, but failed to publish their work immediately.