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Muller

[myoo-ler, muhl-er, mil-] /ˈmyu lər, ˈmʌl ər, ˈmɪl-/
noun
1.
Hermann Joseph, 1890–1967, U.S. geneticist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1946.
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muller

/ˈmʌlə/
noun
1.
a flat heavy implement of stone or iron used to grind material against a slab of stone
Word Origin
C15: probably from mullen to grind to powder; compare Old English myl dust

Muller

/ˈmʌlə/
noun
1.
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

Müller

/German ˈmylər/
noun
1.
Friedrich Max (ˈfriːdrɪç maks). 1823–1900, British Sanskrit scholar born in Germany
2.
Johann (joˈhan). See Regiomontanus
3.
Johannes Peter (joˈhanəs ˈpeːtər). 1801–58, German physiologist, anatomist, and experimental psychologist
4.
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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h. j. muller in Medicine

Muller Mul·ler (mŭl'ər), Hermann Joseph. 1890-1967.

American geneticist. He won a 1946 Nobel Prize for the study of the hereditary effect of x-rays on genes.

Müller Mül·ler (mŭl'ər, myōō'lər, mü'-), Johannes Peter. 1801-1858.

German physiologist who studied the physiology of the nerves and sense organs and described (1825) the müllerian duct.

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muller

in painting, an instrument used in conjunction with a slab to grind artists' colours by hand. The modern muller and slab are made from glass, although from ancient Egyptian times until the 18th century porphyry was invariably used. After the introduction of the mechanical paint mill in the middle of the 19th century, the muller and slab became obsolete except when small quantities of pigment had to be ground

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