Bec•que•relPronunciation: (bek"u-rel'; Fr. beku-rel'), [key]
1. A•lex•an•dre Ed•mond Pronunciation: (a-lek-sän'dru ed-môn'), [key]
1820–91, French physicist (son of Antoine César).
2. An•toine Cé•sar Pronunciation: (än-twan' sā-zar'), [key]
1788–1878, French physicist.
3. An•toine Hen•ri Pronunciation: (än-twan' än-rē'), [key]
1852–1908, French physicist (son of Alexandre Edmond): Nobel prize 1903.
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