Stensen, Niels

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Stensen, Niels

, Steensen, Niels (stan'sen, sten'sen)
Danish anatomist and geologist, 1638–1686.

Stensen duct

The duct leading from the parotid gland to the oral cavity.
Synonym: parotid duct

Stensen foramina

Incisive foramina of the hard palate, transmitting anterior branches of the descending palatine vessels.

Stensen,

Niels, Danish anatomist, 1638-1686.
Stensen canal
Stensen duct - Synonym(s): parotid duct
Stensen experiment - an experiment on an animal in which the blood supply is cut off from the lumbar region of the spine.
Stensen foramen - Synonym(s): incisive foramen
Stensen plexus - the parotid duct's venous structure.
Stensen veins - Synonym(s): vortex veins
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Early contributions to cardiac anatomy and pathology by bishop and anatomist Niels Stensen (1638-1686).
Molinari ha trabajado en las causas de Juan Diego de Mexico; de Pier Giorgio Frassati, hijo del embajador italiano en Berlin en 1920, llamado "el hombre de las bienaventuranzas"; de Andres de Phu-Yen, un martir laico vietnamita; de Niels Stensen, un danes convertido al catolicismo y despues Vicario apostolico en Alemania; de Catalina Drexel, fundadora de las Hermanas del Santisimo Sacramento que ayudo a los alto-americanos a lograr el acceso a la educacion superior; y de Pedro Toussaint, un esclavo haitiano que trabajo como peluquero en Nueva York y que gastaba todo su sueldo ayudando a otros haitianos en el pais.
In the mid-1660s, Jan Swammerdam, Johannes van Horne, and Niels Stensen independently arrived at this hypothesis, but failed to publish their work immediately.
According to Jacques Berg, the impetus for his latest novel was the process begun in 1988 by the Roman Catholic Church to turn Niels Stensen into a saint.