Associations to the word «Huxley»


HUXLEY, proper noun. An English habitational surname​ from a place in Cheshire.
HUXLEY, proper noun. Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist.
HUXLEY, proper noun. Aldous Leonard Huxley, English writer.

Dictionary definition

HUXLEY, noun. English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917).
HUXLEY, noun. English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963).
HUXLEY, noun. English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895).

Wise words

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