Miescher Mie·scher (mē’shər), Johann Friedrich. 1844-1895.
Swiss physiologist who discovered (1869) nucleic acid.
- Mies van der Rohe
[meez van der roh-uh, fahn, mees] /ˈmiz væn dər ˈroʊ ə, fɑn, ˈmis/ noun 1. Ludwig [luhd-wig] /ˈlʌd wɪg/ (Show IPA), 1886–1969, U.S. architect, born in Germany. /ˈmiːz væn də ˈrəʊə/ noun 1. Ludwig. 1886–1969, US architect, born in Germany. He directed the Bauhaus (1929–33) and developed a functional style, characterized by geometrical design. His […]
Maker Interchange Format migration-inhibitory factor
[mif-uh-pris-tohn] /ˌmɪf əˈprɪs toʊn/ noun 1. an antigestational drug, C 29 H 35 NO 2 , that prevents a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterine wall by blocking the action of progesterone. /mɪˈfɛprɪˌstəʊn/ noun 1. an antiprogestogenic steroid, used in the medical termination of pregnancy. Formula: C29H35NO2 mifepristone mi·fep·ri·stone (mĭ-fěp’rĭ-stōn) n. RU 486.
[mif] /mɪf/ noun 1. petulant displeasure; ill humor. 2. a petty quarrel. verb (used with object) 3. to give minor offense to; offend. /mɪf/ verb 1. to take offence or offend noun 2. a petulant mood 3. a petty quarrel n. 1620s, “fit of ill humor,” perhaps imitative of an exclamation of disgust (cf. German […]