[spah-luh n-zah-nee; Italian spahl-lahn-tsah-nee]
Laz·za·ro [lahd-dzah-raw] /ˈlɑd dzɑ rɔ/, 1729–99, Italian biologist.
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But our interest now is in his controversy with Spallanzani.
Stromboli has also been described by Spallanzani, Hoffmann, Daubeny, and others.
Spallanzani, Lazzaro: 1794, Memoria sopra le Meduse fosforiche.
Spallanzani cut off the legs and tail of a salamander six times, and Bonnet eight times, successively, and they were reproduced.
From these last facts, Spallanzani was led to regard the luminous matter as a compound of hydrogen and carburetted hydrogen gas.
British Dictionary definitions for spallanzani
Lazzaro. 1729–99, Italian physiologist, noted esp for his experimental studies of microorganisms and his work on animal reproduction and digestion
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[spăl′ən-zä′nē, späl′länt-sä′nē]Lazzaro 1729-1799
Italian physiologist who disproved the theory that microorganisms generate spontaneously. He is also noted for his research on circulation and digestion.
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