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Liebig

[ lee-bikh ]
/ ˈli bɪx /
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noun

Jus·tus [yoos-toos], /ˈyʊs tʊs/, Baron von [fuhn], /fən/, 1803–73, German chemist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Liebig

Liebig
/ (German ˈliːbɪç) /

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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Scientific definitions for Liebig

Liebig
[ lēbĭg ]
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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