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Spallanzani, Lazzaro Line breaks: Laz|zaro Spal¦lan|zani
Pronunciation: /ˌspalanˈzɑːni/

Definition of Spallanzani, Lazzaro in English:

( 1729–99), Italian physiologist and biologist. He is known today for his experiments in subjects such as the circulation of the blood and the digestive system of animals. He also disproved the theory of spontaneous generation.

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