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Milne-Edwards

[miln-ed-werdz; French meel-ney-dwars] /ˈmɪlnˈɛd wərdz; French mil neɪˈdwars/
noun
1.
Henri
[ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA),
1800–85, French zoologist.
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  • 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
  • Milne-Edwards, A., on a crustacean with a monstrous eye-peduncle, ii.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Professor Milne-Edwards remarks that he knows not amongst the carnivora a similar example of a tooth so disposed.

  • 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
  • Milne-Edwards and Grandidier, the same region as P. edwardsi.

  • Professor Milne-Edwards, however, points out numerous differences.

    Extinct Birds Walter Rothschild
  • According to Milne-Edwards, the same symptoms are produced in lions and tigers.

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
  • The character of the neurotic, as Kiernan remarks, recalls the observation of Milne-Edwards concerning the monkey character.

    Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

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