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 (bər-zē′lē-əs, bĕr-sā′lē-o͝os′), Baron Jöns Jakob 1779-1848.
Swedish chemist who published a table of atomic weights (1828); contributed to electrochemical theory; discovered cerium (1803), selenium (1817), and thorium (1828); and isolated silicon (1823).


(bəˈziːlɪəs; Swedish bærˈseːliʊs)
(Biography) Baron Jöns Jakob (ˈjœns ˈjɑːkɔp). 1779–1848, Swedish chemist, who invented the present system of chemical symbols and formulas, discovered several elements, and determined the atomic and molecular weight of many substances


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Jöns Jakob, Baron, 1779–1848, Swedish chemist.
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Noun1.Berzelius - Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848)
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