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Galvani

[ gahl-vah-nee ]
/ gɑlˈvɑ ni /
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noun
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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Galvani
/ (Italian ɡalˈvaːni) /

noun
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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