organ of Jacobson


organ of Jacobson
organ of Jacobson n VOMERONASAL ORGAN L. L. Jacobson see JACOBSON'S CARTILAGE

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  • organ of Jacobson — vomeronasal organ a small blind sac in the wall of the nasal cavity. In humans it never develops properly and has no function, but in lower animals (e.g. snakes) it is one of the major organs of olfaction. [L. L. Jacobson (1783–1843), Danish… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • organ of jacobson — Usage: usually capitalized J : jacobson s organ …   Useful english dictionary

  • organ of Jacobson — a small blind sac in the wall of the nasal cavity. In humans it never develops properly and has no function, but in lower animals (e.g. snakes) it is one of the major organs of olfaction. L. L. Jacobson (1783 1843), Danish anatomist …   Medical dictionary

  • Орган Якобсонов (Organ Of Jacobson), Орган Сошниковоносовой (Vomeronasal Organ) — небольшой закрытый со всех сторон мешочек в стенке полости носа. У человека он никогда не развивается до конца и не выполняет никаких особых функций, однако у низших животных (например, у змей) он является одним из основных органов обоняния.… …   Медицинские термины

  • Jacobson — (patronymisch gebildeter Familienname, „Sohn des Jacob“) ist der Name folgender Personen: Anders Jacobson (* 1984), schwedischer Handballspieler Arthur Jacobson (1901–1993), US amerikanischer Regieassistent Ben Jacobson (* 1983), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • JACOBSON, ISRAEL — (1768–1828), German financier and pioneer of Reform Judaism. Born in Halberstadt, Jacobson received an Orthodox education and was destined for the rabbinate. Influenced by Mendelssohn s writings, he was early attracted to the haskalah movement.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jacobson — is a surname, and may also refer to:* Jacobson, Minnesota, USA * Jacobson v. United States , American legal case * Jacobson stores, American franchise * Vomeronasal organ, an auxiliary olfactory sense organ also called Jacobson s organ See also * …   Wikipedia

  • JACOBSON, LUDVIG LEVIN — (1783–1843), Danish physician, anatomist, and naturalist. He began his career as an assistant at the Academy of Surgery in Copenhagen and was a lecturer in chemistry at the Veterinary College. He began his studies in comparative anatomy and in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jacobson's organ — n vomeronasal organ …   Medical dictionary

  • JACOBSON, SYDNEY, BARON — (1908–1988), British editor and editorial director. Jacobson, born in South Africa, started his career as a reporter for the London Daily Sketch in 1928. He held various editorial positions on the paper and joined the Daily Mirror Group in 1951.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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