Lankester
biographical name Sir Edwin Ray 1847-1929 English zoologist

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  • Lankester — Edwin Ray Lankester, 1908 Sir Edwin Ray Lankester (* 16. Mai 1847 in London; † 13. August 1929 in Chelsea) war ein britischer Zoologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lankester — This name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is locational from the English city in Lancashire thus called. The name was spelt Loncastre in the Domesday Book of 1086 and Lanecastrum in the 1094 Pipe Rolls of that county. The first element of the name… …   Surnames reference

  • Lankester — /lang keuh steuhr, kes teuhr/, n. Sir Edwin Ray, 1847 1929, English zoologist and writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lankester — /ˈlæŋkəstə/ (say langkuhstuh) noun Sir Edwin Ray, 1847–1920, English zoologist …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lankester — /lang keuh steuhr, kes teuhr/, n. Sir Edwin Ray, 1847 1929, English zoologist and writer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lankester Botanical Garden — The Lankester Botanical Gardens are a set of gardens outside of Cartago, Costa Rica. The garden is open to the public, but is operated by the University of Costa Rica as a research center. HistoryThe garden was originally created as a private… …   Wikipedia

  • Lankester, Sir Edwin Ray — ▪ British zoologist born May 15, 1847, London, Eng. died Aug. 15, 1929, London       British authority on general zoology at the turn of the 19th century, who made important contributions to comparative anatomy, embryology, parasitology, and… …   Universalium

  • ЛÁНКЕСТЕР (Lankester) Эдвин Рей — (Lankester) Эдвин Рей (1847–1929), англ. зоолог и эмбриолог, ин. ч. к. Петерб. АН (1895). Тр. по систематике ископаемых рыб, по анатомии и эмбриологии кольчатых червей, моллюсков и др. беспозвоночных …   Биографический словарь

  • Ray Lankester — Infobox Scientist name = Ray Lankester box width = image width = 220px caption = Ray Lankester by Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair 1905 birth date = 1847 birth place = London death date = 1929 death place = London residence = citizenship = nationality =… …   Wikipedia

  • Edwin Lankester — MRCS, MD, FRS (23 April 1814 30 October 1874) was an English surgeon and naturalist who made a major contribution to the control of cholera in London: he was the first public analyst in England. Life Edwin Lankester was born in 1814 in Melton,… …   Wikipedia

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