Embryology History - Caspar Wolff

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Introduction

Theoria generationis (1774) title page

Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1734-1794) was a German embryologist and anatomist best known today for the structures bearing his name: & Wolffian body (mesonephros)

  • Wolffian duct (mesonephric duct)
  • Wolffian cyst (mesonephric origin uterine broad ligament cyst)


Thought also to be a founder of the germ layer theory. His doctorate dissertation Theoria generationis (1774) discarded the developmental theory of preformation.


Later in his career, his teaching in Berlin was opposed by the professors of the Medical-Surgical College, who had guild privileges to teach medicine.


Links: Genital System Development | Germ Layer Theory


Embryologists: William Hunter | Wilhelm Roux | Caspar Wolff | Wilhelm His | Oscar Hertwig | Julius Kollmann | Hans Spemann | Francis Balfour | Charles Minot | Ambrosius Hubrecht | Charles Bardeen | Franz Keibel | Franklin Mall | Florence Sabin | George Streeter | George Corner | James Hill | Jan Florian | Thomas Bryce | Thomas Morgan | Ernest Frazer | Francisco Orts-Llorca | José Doménech Mateu | Frederic Lewis | Arthur Meyer | Robert Meyer | Erich Blechschmidt | Klaus Hinrichsen | Hideo Nishimura | Arthur Hertig | John Rock | Viktor Hamburger | Mary Lyon | Nicole Le Douarin | Robert Winston | Fabiola Müller | Ronan O'Rahilly | Robert Edwards | John Gurdon | Shinya Yamanaka | Embryology History | Category:People
Related Histology Researchers  
Santiago Ramón y Cajal | Camillo Golgi

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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, October 19) Embryology Embryology History - Caspar Wolff. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Embryology_History_-_Caspar_Wolff

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