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Cohn, Ferdinand Syllabification: Cohn, Ferdinand

Definition of Cohn, Ferdinand in English:

(1828–98), German botanist; full name Ferdinand Julius Cohn. A founder of bacteriology, he was the first to devise a systematic classification of bacteria into genera and species.
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