Chievitz, Johan H.

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Johan H., Danish anatomist, 1850-1901.
Chievitz layer - in the developing retina of an embryo, a transitory zone between the inner and outer neuroblastic layers that is devoid of nuclei.
Chievitz organ - a normal epithelial structure, possibly a neurotransmitter, found at the angle of the mandible with branches of the buccal nerve.
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