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Butenandt

[boot-n-ahnt] /ˈbut nˌɑnt/
noun
1.
Adolf Friedrich Johann [ah-dawlf free-drikh yoh-hahn] /ˈɑ dɔlf ˈfri drɪx ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA), 1903–1995, German chemist: declined 1939 Nobel Prize on the demand of the Nazi government.
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Butenandt

/German ˈbutənant/
noun
1.
Adolf Frederick Johann. 1903–95, German organic chemist. He shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1939) for his pioneering work on sex hormones
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Butenandt Bu·te·nandt (bōōt'n-änt'), Adolf Friedrich. 1903-1995.

German chemist. He shared a 1939 Nobel Prize for his work on sexual hormones but declined the honor following a Nazi edict prohibiting acceptance of such prizes.

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