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Cohn

[kohn]
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  1. Edwin Joseph,1892–1953, U.S. chemist and researcher on blood proteins.
  2. Fer·di·nand Ju·li·us [fur-dn-and jool-yuh s; German fer-di-nahnt yoo-lee-oo s] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd ˈdʒul yəs; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈyu liˌʊs/, 1828–98, German botanist and bacteriologist.
  3. Roy Marcus,1927–86, U.S. lawyer, aide to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
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Cohn

(kōn)Ferdinand Julius 1828-1898
  1. German botanist considered the founder of bacteriology. The first to recognize bacteria as plants, he proposed a classification system for bacteria based on genus and species.
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