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Goldschmidt

noun
  1. Richard Benedikt. 1878–1958, US geneticist, born in Germany. He advanced the theory that heredity is determined by the chemical configuration of the chromosome molecule rather than by the qualities of the individual genes
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  • Goldschmidt also prepared the ethnographical map of the coast.

    The Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society, Vol. IV

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  • According to Mr. Goldschmidt they were put in at the end of the eighteenth century.

    Handel

    Romain Rolland

  • Then Madame Goldschmidt talked of the faithfulness of the Southern vegetation.

  • Dr. Goldschmidt made use of this reaction in his thermit process.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

  • In 1881 Goldschmidt got him the post of second Kapellmeister at the Salzburg theatre.

    Musicians of To-Day

    Romain Rolland