Huxley, Thomas Henry

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Thomas Henry, English biologist, physiologist, and comparative anatomist, 1825-1895.
Huxley layer - the layer of cells interposed between Henle layer and the cuticle of the inner root sheath of the hair follicle. Synonym(s): Huxley membrane; Huxley sheath
Huxley membrane - Synonym(s): Huxley layer
Huxley sheath - Synonym(s): Huxley layer
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Thomas Henry Huxley, "The School Boards: What They Can Do, and What They May Do," Critiques and Addresses (Freeport, N.
The correspondence with Thomas Henry Huxley, the "adversary" Arnold attacks in "Literature and Science," is downright heartwarming.
Part of the time he actually attended a class taught by Thomas Henry Huxley, the famous naturalist whose strong defense of Darwin's evolutionary ideas caused him to become known as "Darwin's Bulldog.
The relationship was pondered by Darwin's champion, Thomas Henry Huxley, was ably advanced in the evolutionary humanism of Huxley's grandson, Julian, and now expands with increasing tempo in the marvelously productive work of Edward O.
Adrian Desmond's biography describes (along with facts about education and family) how Thomas Henry Huxley and a group of scientists, supported by new wealth from merchants and manufacturers, fought to change science from an institution dominated by aristocratic amateurs to a professional meritocracy accessible (primarily) to the middle class.
One comes away exhausted reading Adrian Desmond's biography of Thomas Henry Huxley, Huxley from Devil's Disciple to Evolution's High Priest.
Two years hence, in 1995, a biography of the leading scientist Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895) will appear, written by Adrian Desmond, as a companion to his bestseller on Darwin.
His paternal grandfather, Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895), was a well-known biologist of the nineteenth century who defended and popularized Darwin's theory of organic evolution.
Repeatedly, I found myself echoing Thomas Henry Huxley on first reading Darwin's Origin of Species--how foolish not to have thought of that
50 cloth; Thomas Henry Huxley, The Major Prose of Thomas Henry Huxley, ed.
The views of Thomas Henry Huxley were still being publicly voiced, including by such as H.