Galvani, Luigi

Galvani, Luigi
Galvani, Luigi
Physician, b. at Bologna, Italy, 9 September, 1737; d. there, 4 December, 1798

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  • Galvani, Luigi — born Sept. 9, 1737, Bologna, Papal States died Dec. 4, 1798, Bologna, Cisalpine Republic Italian physician and physicist. His early research focused on comparative anatomy, including the structure of kidney tubules and the middle ear. His… …   Universalium

  • Galvani , Luigi — (1737–1798) Italian anatomist and physiologist Galvani studied medicine at the university in his native city of Bologna, gaining his MD in 1762 for his thesis on the structure and development of bones. He stayed at Bologna to teach anatomy and in …   Scientists

  • Galvani, Luigi — ► (1737 98) Médico y físico italiano. La ciencia debe a Galvani las primeras observaciones sobre la acción fisiológica de la electricidad, de cuya discusión con Volta surgió el primer aparato para la producción de corrientes eléctricas: la pila… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Galvani,Luigi — Gal·va·ni (găl väʹnē, gäl ), Luigi. 1737 1798. Italian physiologist and physician who asserted that animal tissues generate electricity. Although he was proved wrong, his experiments stimulated research on electricity. * * * …   Universalium

  • GALVANI, LUIGI —    an Italian physician, born at Bologna; celebrated for his discoveries in animal magnetism called after him Galvanism, due to an observation he made of the convulsive motion produced in the leg of a recently killed frog (1737 1798) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Luigi Galvani — Luigi Galvani. Luigi Galvani (Bolonia, Italia, 9 de septiembre de 1737 id., 4 de diciembre de 1798), médico, fisiólogo y físico italiano, sus estudios le permitieron descifrar la naturaleza eléctrica del impulso nervioso …   Wikipedia Español

  • Luigi Galvani — (* 9. September 1737 in Bologna, Italien; † 4. Dezember 1798 ebenda) war ein italienischer Arzt, Anatom und Biophysiker. Giovanni Aldini war sein Neffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Galvani — Luigi Galvani Luigi Galvani Luigi Galvani, né à Bologne le 9 septembre 1737 et mort à Bologne le 4 décembre 1798, est un physicien et médecin italien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Luigi Galvani —     Luigi Galvani     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Luigi Galvani     Physician, b. at Bologna, Italy, 9 September, 1737; d. there, 4 December, 1798. It was his original intention to study theology and to enter a monastic order. His family, however,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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