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Spallanzani, Lazzaro Spallanzani(noun)
Italian physiologist who disproved the theory of spontaneous generation (1729-1799)
Lazzaro Spallanzani was an Italian Catholic priest, biologist and physiologist who made important contributions to the experimental study of bodily functions, animal reproduction, and essentially animal echolocation. His research of biogenesis paved the way for the downfall of preformationism theory, though the final death blow to preformationism was dealt by Pasteur.
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