[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.Science and Morals and Other Essays
Bertram Coghill Alan Windle
Stromboli has also been described by Spallanzani, Hoffmann, Daubeny, and others.Volcanoes: Past and Present
Spallanzani, Lazzaro: 1794, Memoria sopra le Meduse fosforiche.The Nature of Animal Light
E. Newton Harvey
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.The Book of Curiosities
- 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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Spallanzani(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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