or Men·de·ley·ev, Men·de·lej·eff
[ men-dl-ey-uhf; Russian myin-dyi-lye-yef ]
/ ˌmɛn dlˈeɪ əf; Russian myɪn dyɪˈlyɛ yɛf /
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Dmi·tri I·va·no·vich [dmyee-tryee ee-vah-nuh-vyich], /ˈdmyi tryi iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/, 1834–1907, Russian chemist: helped develop the periodic law.
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When Vavilov introduced the idea at the meeting, people rose up and cheered, “biology has found its Mendeleev,” for creating a sort of periodic table of plant variation.The Botanist Who Defied Stalin - Issue 99: Universality|Lee Alan Dugatkin|April 21, 2021|Nautilus
Mendeleev left gaps in his table where predicted, but not yet known, elements should fit.Let’s learn about the periodic table|Sarah Zielinski|April 15, 2020|Science News For Students
Scientific definitions for Mendeleev
Dmitri Ivanovich 1834-1907
[ mĕn′də-lā′əf ]
Russian chemist who devised the Periodic Table, which shows the relationships between the chemical elements. He first published the Table in 1869 and continued to refine it over the next 20 years.
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