lazzaro spallanzani

Spallanzani

[spah-luhn-zah-nee; Italian spahl-lahn-tsah-nee]
noun
Lazzaro [lahd-dzah-raw] , 1729–99, Italian biologist.
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Spallanzani (ˌspæləntˈsɑːnɪ)
 
n
Lazzaro. 1729--99, Italian physiologist, noted esp for his experimental studies of microorganisms and his work on animal reproduction and digestion

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Spallanzani Spal·lan·za·ni (spāl'ən-zä'nē, späl'länt-sä'nē), Lazzaro. 1729-1799.

Italian physiologist who disproved the theory that microorganisms do not generate spontaneously. He is also noted for his research on circulation and digestion.

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lazzaro spallanzani

Italian physiologist who made important contributions to the experimental study of bodily functions and animal reproduction. His investigations into the development of microscopic life in nutrient culture solutions paved the way for the research of Louis Pasteur.

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