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Haworth, Sir Walter Norman Line breaks: Sir Wal¦ter Nor¦man Ha¦worth
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊwəθ/

Definition of Haworth, Sir Walter Norman in English:

( 1883–1950), English organic chemist. He was a pioneer in carbohydrate chemistry and was the first person to make a vitamin artificially when he synthesized vitamin C. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1937).

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