Butenandt

[ boot-n-ahnt ]
/ ˈbut nˌɑnt /

noun

A·dolf Frie·drich Jo·hann [ah-dawlf free-drikh yoh-hahn] /ˈɑ dɔlf ˈfri drɪx ˈyoʊ hɑn/, 1903–1995, German chemist: declined 1939 Nobel Prize on the demand of the Nazi government.
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British Dictionary definitions for butenandt

Butenandt

/ (German ˈbutənant) /

noun

Adolf Frederick Johann . 1903–95, German organic chemist. He shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1939) for his pioneering work on sex hormones

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Medicine definitions for butenandt

Butenandt

[ bōōtn-änt′ ]
Adolf Friedrich 1903-1995

German chemist. He shared a 1939 Nobel Prize for his work on sexual hormones but declined the honor following a Nazi edict prohibiting acceptance of such prizes.

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