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Helm·holtz(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).
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(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
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Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von, 1821–94, German physiologist and physicist.
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