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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Czenmak, John Nepumuk

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CZENMAK, JOHN NEPUMUK, a German physiologist and physician; bom in Prague, June 17, 1828; Professor of Physiology at Jena. He was the inventor and introducer of the laryngoscope and rhinoscope, and of a new method for the therapeutical and surgical treatment of diseases of the epiglottis and throat. His work on the laryngoscope has been translated and published in several languages. He died Sept. 16, 1873.