Kekulé von Stradonitz

[key-koo-ley fuh n shtrah-doh-nits]
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Kekulé von Stradonitz

noun
  1. (Friedrich) August (ˈoɡyst). 1829–96, German chemist. His elucidation of the concepts of valence and single, double, and triple bonds enabled him to suggest the structure of many molecules, notably benzene (Kekulé structure)
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Kekulé von Stradonitz

[kākōō-lā′ fôn shträdō-nĭts]Friedrich August 1829-1896
  1. German chemist who was a founder of organic chemistry. His discovery of the structure of benzene, a basic unit of organic chemistry, was fundamental to understanding many other organic compounds.
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