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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Galvani, Luigi 1737-1798. Italian physiologist and physician who asserted that animal tissues generate electricity. Although he was proved wrong, his experiments stimulated research on electricity.

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  • n. Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)

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  • The volt Italian physicist (Alessandro Volta) multiform times after a experiment are: Galvani biological physical phenomenon is not correct, a frog flesh was means to furnish current, substantially a kind of fluid in a flesh automobile effect.

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  • One day in 1780, a Italian anatomist Luigi Galvani (Luigi Galvani) do dissections of frogs, hands hold VGP-BPS10A/B all kinds of metallic equipment, inadvertently touched a thigh of a frog during a same time, a contraction muscles of frog legs during once a moment, as a stimulatory effect, as well as if only a steel instrument to! touch a frogs, a absence of such a reaction.

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  • Galvanis find aroused great interest to physicists who contributed to repeat a experiment of Galvani, an attempt to find a approach to beget electricity.

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  • Galvani believed that this phenomenon occurs since a body of a animal a arrange of inner era of electricity, that he called biopower.

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  • Portrait of a Italian anatomist Luigi Galvani, since a anatomy of a frog, when he detected a bio-power as well as famous, please note that a lower part of this portrait of a half-frog

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  • Mary Moriarty Galvani, who died on Friday at the ripe old age of 96, was one of those truly great figures.

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  • But not content with retirement, Mary Galvani decided when her last child was 14 to once again make a proverbial splash onto the scientific scene.

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  • At a plant in Indiana she met her late beloved husband Vincent Galvani, who would go on to develop the trigger for the atomic bomb.

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  • A scientist at a time when few women attempted the feat, Mary Moriarty Galvani constantly found herself the sole woman in an environment filled with gentlemen.

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  • And the woman looked at me and smiled, "Mary Moriarty Galvani will never die."

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