Definition of Luigi galvani
1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Luigi galvani
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1. Wonders of the Nineteenth Century: A Panoramic Review of the Inventions and by John Wesley Hanson (1900)
"luigi galvani. When more fluid than matter is present, the body is positively electrified ; when there is a deficiency of the electric fluid, ..."
2. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"The name is derived from that of an Italian scientist, luigi galvani (which see). See ELECTRICITY; ELECTRIC BATTERY. GAL'VANIZED IRON, a name commonly ..."
3. Dissertation Sixth: Exhibiting a General View of the Progress of by James David Forbes (1856)
"... when he drew up a paper (not published) luigi galvani was born in 1737, ... luigi galvani, raccolte e pubblicate per cura dell' ..."