- Lu·i·gi [loo-ee-jee] /luˈi dʒi/, 1737–98, Italian physiologist whose experiments led to the discovery that electricity can result from chemical action.
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- Luigi (luˈiːdʒi). 1737–98, Italian physiologist: observed that muscles contracted on contact with dissimilar metals. This led to the galvanic cell and the electrical theory of muscle control by nerves
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Galvani(găl-vä′nē, gäl-)Luigi 1737-1798
- Italian physiologist and physician who asserted that animal tissues generate electricity. Although proved wrong, his work stimulated research on electricity.
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