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January 22, 1887

Wörterbuch der Bacterienkunde.

JAMA. 1887;VIII(4):110-111. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391290026012

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Dictionary of Bacteriological Science. By Dr. W. D. Miller, Professor in the Dental Department of the University of Berlin. Sm. 8vo. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke. 1886.

To Professor Miller the Profession in general and bacteriologists in particular should be grateful for this Dictionary of Bacteriological Science, which he has so carefully and laboriously compiled. In this, his own country, and in Germany, Prof. Miller is well known through his writings, not only concerning dentistry, but also concerning those microörganisms which represent the lowest forms of life, and which are so near the border line that biologists had much discussion whether they should be classed in the vegetable or the animal kingdom.

Prof. Miller is the first and only American who has been raised by the German Government to the honorable position of Professor in the University of Berlin. He has discovered, described and named several microörganisms, perhaps the most important of

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