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Ingenhousz

(ˈɪnɡənˌhaʊs)
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(Biography) Jan (jɑn). 1730–99, Dutch plant physiologist and physician, who discovered photosynthesis
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Jan Ingenhousz, a Dutch biologist, helped us understand this amazing natural phenomenon and was honored recently with a Google Doodle.
The process of plants converting water and carbon dioxide into sugar and oxygen, using light as a catalyst, was first discovered by Dutch scientist Jan Ingenhousz in 1779.
Jan Ingenhousz, among others, noticed that the well water left in sunlight also generates a green scum.