Milne-Edwards

[ miln-ed-werdz; French meel-ney-dwars ]

noun
  1. Hen·ri [ahn-ree], /ɑ̃ˈri/, 1800–85, French zoologist.

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How to use Milne-Edwards in a sentence

  • Milne-Edwards' theoretical views, as expounded in his Introduction à la zoologie générale , well reflect this Cuvierian attitude.

    Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • Such, then, were the factors which Milne-Edwards 200considered adequate to explain the rich variety of animal forms.

    Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • We have laid stress on the fact that Milne-Edwards put function before form, for this is the mark of the true Cuvierian.

    Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • This is the second law of organic form, and it is this law that Milne-Edwards chiefly elaborates.

    Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • Professor Milne-Edwards remarks that he knows not amongst the carnivora a similar example of a tooth so disposed.