Kekulé von Stradonitz Friedrich August

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Ke·ku·lé von Stra·do·nitz

(kā′ko͞o-lā′ fôn shträ′dō-nĭts), Friedrich August 1829-1896.
German chemist who was a founder of organic chemistry. His discovery of the structure of benzene, a basic unit of organic chemistry, was fundamental to understanding many other organic compounds. See Note at benzene.
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