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Leidy

[lahy-dee] /ˈlaɪ di/
noun
1.
Joseph, 1823–91, U.S. paleontologist, parasitologist, and anatomist.
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  • The greater part of the remains have been described by Professor Leidy.

    Extinct Monsters H. N. Hutchinson
  • Leidy and Joly obtained their specimens from Phoca vitulina.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • Dr Leidy also obtained three hydatid cysts from a large monkey.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • It lays, according to Dr. Leidy, "millions of eggs connected together in long cords."

    Our Common Insects Alpheus Spring Packard
  • Professor Leidy, of Philadelphia, has detected about thirty remains of species of extinct mammalia.

    Three Years on the Plains Edmund B. Tuttle
  • From the abdominal cavity of a wallaby Leidy has also obtained a filaria (F. spela).

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • Studies on Nyctotherus ovalis Leidy, with special reference to its nuclear structure.

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