Anitschkow, Nikolai

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Anitschkow,

(Anichkov), Nikolai, Russian pathologist, 1885-1964.
Anitschkow cell - a large mononuclear cell found in connective tissue of the heart wall in inflammatory conditions. Synonym(s): Anitschkow myocyte; cardiac histiocyte
Anitschkow myocyte - Synonym(s): Anitschkow cell
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The current era of atherosclerosis research began in 1913 when Nikolai Anitschkow demonstrated that, when fed large amounts of cholesterol, rabbits developed vascular lesions similar to atherosclerosis seen in humans.
Nikolai Anitschkow demonstrated that cholesterol caused rabbits to develop vascular lesions similar to atherosclerosis seen in humans.
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