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Bu·te·nandt(bo͞ot′n-änt′), Adolf Friedrich 1903-1995.
German chemist. He shared a 1939 Nobel Prize for his work on sex hormones but declined the honor following a Nazi edict prohibiting acceptance.
(Biography) Adolf Frederick Johann. 1903–95, German organic chemist. He shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1939) for his pioneering work on sex hormones