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Bergamot
bergamot mint
bergamot orange
Bergander
Bergen
Bergen, Edgar
Bergen-Belsen
Bergenfield
bergenia
Bergerac, de
bergere
Bergeret
Bergh
Bergius
Bergman
Bergman, Ingrid
Bergmanite
Bergmaster
Bergmeal
Bergmote
Bergomask
Bergonzi
bergschrund
Bergson
Bergsonian

Bergey definitions

Britannica Concise

U.S. bacteriologist. Born in Skippack, Pa., he taught school before attending the Univ. of Pennsylvania, where he earned a doctorate in public health. He subsequently became director of biological research for the National Drug Company in Philadelphia. He is best remembered as the primary author of Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, an invaluable reference for classification, and researched such varied topics as tuberculosis, food preservatives, phagocytosis (engulfment of particles by cells), and allergic reactions.



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