edwin j. cohn

Cohn

[kohn]
noun
1.
Edwin Joseph, 1892–1953, U.S. chemist and researcher on blood proteins.
2.
Ferdinand Julius [fur-dn-and jool-yuhs; German fer-di-nahnt yoo-lee-oos] , 1828–98, German botanist and bacteriologist.
3.
Roy Marcus, 1927–86, U.S. lawyer, aide to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To edwin j. cohn
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature