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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Galvani, Luigi'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/galvani-luigi.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.