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Flemming

[flem-ing] /ˈflɛm ɪŋ/
noun
1.
Walther
[vahl-tuh r] /ˈvɑl tər/ (Show IPA),
1843–1905, German cell biologist.
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  • Commandant Flemming: There is therefore hope for British receipts?

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • "I am hoping to get at Mr. Flemming this afternoon," said Frank, grimly.

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish
  • I believe you consider yourself something of a wrestler, Flemming?

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish
  • "I am meeting Mr. Flemming as he would meet me," said Frank, calmly.

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish
  • Had not Flemming given me other cause, I should not have challenged him in such a manner.

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish
  • He did not mind that Flemming and his friends regarded him with anger and scorn.

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish
  • This time it was not Flemming's intention to throw Merriwell too suddenly.

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    Burt L. Standish
  • Flemming could not breathe, and his eyes started from his head.

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  • But Flemming could not break away, for he had not sufficient strength to do so.

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Flemming in Medicine

Flemming Flem·ming (flěm'ĭng), Walther. 1843-1915.

German biologist known for his research on cell division and on the splitting of chromosomes. He coined the term mitosis.

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