Liesegang rings

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Raphael Eduard Liesegang (1869-1947), researcher.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Lee'-se-gang rings

Noun[edit]

Liesegang rings (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, geology) Secondary rings or bands resulting from rhythmic precipitation in a gel, or within a fluid-saturated rock.

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of Geological Terms (Anchor Books, 1984, edited by Robert L. Bates and Julia A. Jackson)