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Spallanzani

[spah-luh n-zah-nee; Italian spahl-lahn-tsah-nee] /ˌspɑ lənˈzɑ ni; Italian ˌspɑl lɑnˈtsɑ ni/
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Lazzaro
[lahd-dzah-raw] /ˈlɑd dzɑ rɔ/ (Show IPA),
1729–99, Italian biologist.
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Spallanzani

/ˌspæləntˈsɑːnɪ/
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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 in Medicine

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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