Definition of Ingenhousz, Jan in English:

Ingenhousz, Jan

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋənˌhuːs
( 1730–99), Dutch scientist. He is best known for his work on photosynthesis, in which he discovered that sunlit green plants take in carbon dioxide, fix the carbon, and ‘restore’ the air (oxygen).

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