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demilune of Giannuzzi

noun demilune of Gian·nuz·zi

Medical Definition of DEMILUNE OF GIANNUZZI

Biographical Note for DEMILUNE OF GIANNUZZI

Giannuzzi, Giuseppe (1839–1876), Italian anatomist. Giannuzzi undertook significant research into several areas of anatomy and physiology. He is best known for his discovery of the demilunes or crescents which are now identified with both him and Heidenhain.

Variants of DEMILUNE OF GIANNUZZI

demilune of Gian·nuz·zi also demilune of Gia·nuz·zi \-jä-ˈnüt-sē\

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