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gal·van·ic

adj :  of, relating to, involving, or producing a direct current of electricity < stimulation of flaccid muscles>  - compare FARADIC  gal*van*i*cal*ly adv 
 
Gal•va•ni, Luigi (1737-1798),
Italian physician and physicist. Above all Galvani is known for his pioneering experiments in the electrical stimulation of frog nerves and muscles. His experiments motivated the discovery of a source of a constant current of electricity by Alessandro Volta.
 
 

 
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