Liesegang ring

noun

Lie·​se·​gang ring
ˈlēzəˌgäŋ-
: one of a series of usually concentric bands of a precipitate that are separated by clear spaces and that are often formed in gels by periodic or rhythmic precipitation
usually used in plural

Word History

Etymology

after R. E. Liesegang †1947 German chemist

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“Liesegang ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Liesegang%20ring. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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