EXAMPLES | noun Jus·tus , [ y-t oo s oo s] /ˈyʊs tʊs/ Baron von , [f uh n] /fən/ 1803–73, German chemist.
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Liebig fermentation was by no means synonymous with life.
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Liebig would be the best for her, at any rate better than this stuff.
Liebig, is given as an example of a "licht-bringende Versuch."
On the one hand
Liebig's theory of fermentation was widely held and taught. Liebig was not ignorant of this, but he regarded it as a simple coincidence. British Dictionary definitions for liebig noun Justus (ˈjʊstʊs), Baron von Liebig. 1803–73, German chemist, who founded agricultural chemistry. He also contributed to organic chemistry, esp to the concept of radicals, and discovered chloroform
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Liebig [lē ′bĭg] Baron Justus von 1803-1873 German chemist who was one of the first to investigate organic compounds and to develop techniques for their analysis. Liebig also first described the process now known as photosynthesis, and he made observations about the use of fertilizers that led to many improvements in agricultural practices.
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