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Muller, Hermann Joseph Syllabification: Mul·ler, Hermann Joseph
Pronunciation: /ˈmələr/ /ˈmyo͞o-/

Definition of Muller, Hermann Joseph in English:

( 1890–1967), US geneticist. He discovered that X-rays induce mutations in the genetic material of the fruit fly Drosophila and thus recognized the danger of X-radiation to living things. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1946).

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