Morgan Thomas Hunt


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Morgan

, Thomas Hunt 1866-1945.
American biologist. He won a 1933 Nobel Prize for his discoveries concerning the function of chromosomes and the arrangement of genes on them.
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Mor·gan

(môr′gən), Thomas Hunt 1866-1945.
American zoologist who investigated heredity. In experiments with fruit flies, he demonstrated that hereditary traits are carried by genes on chromosomes and that traits can cross over from one chromosome to another.
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