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organs of Zuckerkandl

[′ȯr·gənz əv ′tsu̇k·ər‚känd·əl]
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A Viennese anatomist, Emil Zuckerkandl in 1902 described the thyroid tubercle of Zuckerkandl, which has become an important landmark in thyroid surgeries.
"Posterior horn of the thyroid" was described by Otto Wilhelm Madelung in 1857 and "processus posterior glandulae thyreoideae" by Emil Zuckerkandl in 1902.
Emil Zuckerkandl (1849-1910): anatomist and pathologist.