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Prout, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Prout
Pronunciation: /praʊt
 
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Definition of Prout, William in English:

( 1785–1850), English chemist and biochemist. He developed the hypothesis that hydrogen is the primary substance from which all other elements are formed, which although incorrect stimulated research in atomic theory.

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