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Ingenhousz

noun
  1. Jan (jɑn). 1730–99, Dutch plant physiologist and physician, who discovered photosynthesis
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  • The apparatus employed by Mr Ingenhousz for this operation is represented in Pl.

    Elements of Chemistry,

    Antoine Lavoisier

  • Georges Ville was the first to reassert the older theory, put forward by Priestley and Ingenhousz.