[räɴ-vyā]Louis Antoine 1835-1922

French histologist noted for his studies of nerve endings and skin structure.

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  • We follow them to the Hôtel-de-Ville, where Ranvier, who is on duty there, receives them.

  • Two nerve fibers, showing the nodes or constrictions of Ranvier and the axis cylinder.

    A Practical Physiology

    Albert F. Blaisdell

  • The mayors had no longer an army when, at ten o'clock, Ranvier came to ask for their final decision.

  • Ranvier, in an interval of silence, cried out, "In the name of the People the Commune is proclaimed."

  • Ranvier went in search of cannon, and mounted them in the fort of Issy, thus preventing the Versaillese from taking the offensive.