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Liebig, Justus von

Syllabification: Lie·big, Justus von
Pronunciation: /ˈlēbiɡ, -biKH
 
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Definition of Liebig, Justus von in English:

Baron ( 1803–73), German chemist and teacher. With Friedrich Wöhler, he discovered the benzoyl radical and demonstrated that such radicals were groups of atoms that remained unchanged in many chemical reactions.

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