[broh-kuh; French braw-ka]
- Paul [pawl] /pɔl/, 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist.
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Broca and Collignon tell us, distinguish them from all other European peoples.
Professors Bronn and Broca have urged this objection on the continent.Darwinism (1889)
Alfred Russel Wallace
Broca and many continental writers use the name Kelt or Slavo-Kelt, which has led to much confusion.
If we take the figures of Huschel we find an excess of 372 grams; finally, the figures of Broca give us an excess of 383 grams.Woman under socialism
Broca referred to these skeletons as incontestable proofs of the contemporaneous existence of man and the mammoth.Men of the Old Stone Age
Henry Fairfield Osborn
- Paul (pɔl). 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist who discovered the motor speech centre of the brain and did pioneering work in brain surgery
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- French anthropologist and surgeon. He became the first to offer anatomical proof of the localization of brain functions when he discovered (1861) the center of articulate speech in the brain.
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