chemical nomenclature

Related Overviews

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743—1794) French scientist

Carolus Linnaeus (1707—1778) naturalist and taxonomist



More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Science and Mathematics


Quick Reference

Before the mid-eighteenth century the language of chemistry was often haphazard and ambiguous. In the 1780s Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and his colleagues created a new, systematic nomenclature that became the adopted ...

Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Reference entries