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  1. Wolffian(Adjective)

    Relating to Caspar Friedrich Wolff

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wolffian(adj)

    discovered, or first described, by Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1733-1794), the founder of modern embryology

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wolffian

    wōōl′fi-an, adj. pertaining to, or associated with, the name of the German embryologist K. F. Wolff (1733-94)—applied to the primordial renal organs in the embryo of the higher vertebrates, performing the function of kidneys till superseded by the true or permanent kidneys.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wolffian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wolffian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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