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Cohn

[kohn] /koʊn/
noun
1.
Edwin Joseph, 1892–1953, U.S. chemist and researcher on blood proteins.
2.
Ferdinand Julius
[fur-dn-and jool-yuh s;; German fer-di-nahnt yoo-lee-oo s] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd ˈdʒul yəs;; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈyu liˌʊs/ (Show IPA),
1828–98, German botanist and bacteriologist.
3.
Roy Marcus, 1927–86, U.S. lawyer, aide to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
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  • Sunday came at last, and on Sundays Cohn went round to visit Cicolari.

  • Do you think there would be any chance for me if I asked for work at Goble and Cohn's?

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  • If you see Mr. Cohn, please express to him my deepest sympathy, or rather, send me his address and I will write to him.

  • Mrs. Cohn's heart was heavy as she dressed for the same spectacle.

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  • Cohn looked at her, dazzled and stunned a little by the suddenness and conciseness of this resolute announcement.

Cohn in Medicine

Cohn (kōn), Ferdinand Julius. 1828-1898.

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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