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Helmholtz

[helm-hohlts] /ˈhɛlm hoʊlts/
noun
1.
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von
[her-mahn loot-vik fer-di-nahnt fuh n] /ˈhɛr mɑn ˈlut vɪk ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt fən/ (Show IPA),
1821–94, German physiologist and physicist.
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Helmholtz

/German ˈhɛlmhɔlts/
noun
1.
Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von (ˈhɛrman ˈluːtvɪç ˈfɛrdinant fɔn). 1821–94, German physiologist, physicist, and mathematician: helped to found the theory of the conservation of energy; invented the ophthalmoscope (1850); and investigated the mechanics of sight and sound
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Helmholtz
  (hělm'hōlts')   
German physicist and physiologist who was a founder of the law of conservation of energy. Helmholtz did pioneering research on vision and invented an instrument for examining the interior of the eye in 1851.
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