Share this entry

Share this page

Muller, Hermann Joseph

Line breaks: Her|mann Jo¦seph Mul¦ler
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌlə
 
/

Definition of Muller, Hermann Joseph in English:

( 1890–1967), American 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).

Definition of Muller, Hermann Joseph in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…