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Helmont, Jan Baptista van

Pronunciation: /ˈhelmänt/
(1577–1644), Belgian chemist and physician. He made early studies on the conservation of matter, was the first to distinguish gases, and coined the word gas.

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Syllabification: Hel·mont, Jan Baptista van

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