f. a. kekule von stradonitz

Kekulé von Stradonitz

[key-koo-ley fuhn shtrah-doh-nits]
noun
Friedrich August [free-drikh ou-goost] , 1829–96, German chemist.
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Kekulé von Stradonitz (German ˈkekule fɔn ˈʃtrɑdonɪts)
 
n
(Friedrich) August (ˈoɡyst). 1829--96, German chemist. His elucidation of the concepts of valence and single, double, and triple bonds enabled him to suggest the structure of many molecules, notably benzene (Kekulé structure)

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Kekulé von Stradonitz   (kā'k-lā' fôn shträ'dō-nĭts)  Pronunciation Key 
German chemist who was a founder of organic chemistry. His discovery of the structure of benzene, a basic unit of organic chemistry, was fundamental to understanding many other organic compounds.
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