Schneiderian
Schneiderian Schnei*de"ri*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by C. V. Schneider, a German anatomist of the seventeenth century. [1913 Webster]

{Schneiderian membrane}, the mucous membrane which lines the nasal chambers; the pituitary membrane. [1913 Webster]


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  • Schneiderian — /shnī dēˈri ən/ adjective Relating to the German anatomist Konrad Victor Schneider (1614–80) Schneiderian membrane noun The olfactory mucous membrane, studied by him …   Useful english dictionary

  • schneiderian — schnei·de·ri·an (shni deґre ən) named for Conrad Victor Schneider, German physician, 1614–1680 …   Medical dictionary

  • schneiderian — schnei·de·ri·an …   English syllables

  • Schneiderian membrane — Schneiderian Schnei*de ri*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by C. V. Schneider, a German anatomist of the seventeenth century. [1913 Webster] {Schneiderian membrane}, the mucous membrane which lines the nasal chambers; the pituitary membrane …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schneiderian membrane — (ˈ)shnī|dirēən noun Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: schneiderian from Conrad Victor Schneider died 1680 German anatomist + English an : modified mucous membrane forming the epithelial part of the olfactory organ * * * Schneiderian… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schneiderian membrane — Membrane Mem brane, n. [F., fr. L. membrana the skin that covers the separate members of the body, fr. L. membrum. See {Member}.] (Anat.) A thin layer or fold of tissue, usually supported by a fibrous network, serving to cover or line some part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schneiderian membrane — Schnei·de·ri·an membrane shnī .dir ē ən n modified mucous membrane forming the epithelial part of the olfactory organ Schnei·der shnīd ər Conrad Victor (1614 1680) German anatomist. Schneider was professor of medicine at Wittenberg. In 1660 he… …   Medical dictionary

  • schneiderian carcinoma — a neoplasm of the mucosa of the nose and the paranasal sinuses …   Medical dictionary

  • Schneiderian first- and second-rank symptoms — symptoms of schizophrenia first classified by German psychiatrist Kurt Schneider (1887–1967) in 1938. First rank symptoms were considered by Schneider to be particularly indicative of schizophrenia; they include all forms of thought alienation,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • inverted schneiderian papilloma — a neoplasm of the nasal wall, having destructive capacity, a tendency to recur, and a potential for malignancy …   Medical dictionary

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