[ myoo-ler, muhl-er, mil- ]
/ ˈmyu lər, ˈmʌl ər, ˈmɪl- /
Hermann Joseph,1890–1967, U.S. geneticist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1946.
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British Dictionary definitions for hermann muller (1 of 3)
/ (ˈmʌlə) /
a flat heavy implement of stone or iron used to grind material against a slab of stone
Word Origin for muller
C15: probably from mullen to grind to powder; compare Old English myl dust
British Dictionary definitions for hermann muller (2 of 3)
/ (ˈmʌlə) /
Hermann Joseph. 1890–1967, US geneticist, noted for his work on the transmutation of genes by X-rays: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1946
British Dictionary definitions for hermann muller (3 of 3)
/ (German ˈmylər) /
Friedrich Max (ˈfriːdrɪç maks). 1823–1900, British Sanskrit scholar born in Germany
Johann (joˈhan).See Regiomontanus
Johannes Peter (joˈhanəs ˈpeːtər). 1801–58, German physiologist, anatomist, and experimental psychologist
Paul Hermann (paul ˈhɛrman). 1899–1965, Swiss chemist. He synthesized DDT (1939) and discovered its use as an insecticide: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1948
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Medicine definitions for hermann muller (1 of 2)
Hermann Joseph 1890-1967
[ mŭl′ər ]
American geneticist. He won a 1946 Nobel Prize for the study of the hereditary effect of x-rays on genes.
Medicine definitions for hermann muller (2 of 2)
Johannes Peter 1801-1858
[ mŭl′ər, myōō′lər, mü′- ]
German physiologist who studied the physiology of the nerves and sense organs and described (1825) the müllerian duct.
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