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 (hĕlm′hōlts′), Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von 1821-1894.
German physicist and physiologist who formulated the law of the conservation of energy (1847) and invented an ophthalmoscope (1851).


(German ˈhɛlmhɔlts)
(Biography) 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


(ˈhɛlm hoʊlts)

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von, 1821–94, German physiologist and physicist.
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