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  1. 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-zänē, späl′länt-sänē]Lazzaro 1729-1799
  1. 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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