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Redi

[re-dee]
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noun
  1. Fran·ces·co [frahn-ches-kaw] /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/, 1626?–98, Italian biologist.
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Historical Examples

  • Redi does not deny this phenomenon, neither does he confirm it.

    The Ocean World:

    Louis Figuier

  • Redi's solution of the difficulty was even more extraordinary.

  • Redi also noticed a species of Filaria beneath the skin of the lion.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • The conclusion, therefore, is much more general than Redi imagined.

    The Life of the Fly

    J. Henri Fabre

  • Redi, the illustrious Italian naturalist, kept a turtle alive five months after the removal of its brain.