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Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet
Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet (20 July 1816 – 29 March 1892) was an English surgeon, histologist Histology, also known as microscopic anatomy or microanatomy, is the branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Mol ... and anatomist Anatomy (Greek ''anatomē'', 'dissection') is the branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, mo .... He is best known for his research using microscope A microscope (from grc, μικρός ''mikrós'' 'small' and ''skopeîn'' 'to look (at); examine, inspect') is a used to examine objects that are too small to be seen by the . is the of investigating small objects and structures using a ...s to study various human organs, though during his lifetime he purs ...
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Nantwich
Nantwich ( ) is a market town and Civil parishes in England, civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East in Cheshire, England. It has among the highest concentrations of listed buildings in England, with notably good examples of Tudor and Georgian architecture. Its population stood at 17,424 in 2011 and was estimated at 17,997 in 2019. History The origins of the settlement date to Roman Britain, Roman times, when salt from Nantwich was used by the Roman garrisons at Chester (Deva Victrix) and Stoke-on-Trent as a preservative and a condiment. Salt has been used in the production of Cheshire cheese and in the Tanning (leather), tanning industry, both products of the dairy industry based in the Cheshire Plain around the town. ''Nant'' comes from the Welsh language, Welsh for brook or stream. ''Wich'' and ''wych'' are names used to denote brine Spring (hydrosphere), springs or Water well, wells. In 1194 there is a reference to the town as being called ''Nametwihc'', which ...
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