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electro-biology

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That branch of biology which treats of the electrical phenomena of living organisms.
  • n. That phase of mesmerism or animal magnetism, the phenomena of which are supposed to be produced by a form of electricity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Biology as concerned with electrical phenomena; that branch of science which treats of the electric currents developed in living organisms.
  • n. That phase of mesmerism or animal magnetism in which the actions, feelings, etc., of a person in the mesmeric condition are controlled, or supposed to be controlled, by the will of the operator.

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