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Windaus, Adolf Syllabification: Win·daus, Adolf
Pronunciation: /ˈvinˌdous/

Definition of Windaus, Adolf in English:

(1876–1959), German organic chemist. He did pioneering work on the chemistry and structure of steroids and their derivatives, notably cholesterol. He also investigated the D vitamins and vitamin B1 and discovered histamine. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1928).
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