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Pronunciation: pahp'en-hi-mer

Definition: A.M., U.S. pathologist, 1878–1955. His work in experimental pathology was extensive and included studies of the thymus, identification of the role of lice in the transmission in trench fever, development of an experimental model for rickets, and evaluation of viral infections in animals.

See: Pappenheimer bodies, under body

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