Pierre-Joseph van Beneden

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Catholic zoologist. Pioneer in the study of parasitic worms, first discovered that intestinal worms must pass through different animals before they reach full development, and did important research on litoral fauna, flora, and paleontology.

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  • “Pierre-Joseph van Beneden”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 January 2020. Web. 20 October 2020. <>