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Definition of GALVANIC
: of, relating to, involving, or producing a direct current of electricity <galvanic stimulation of flaccid muscles>—compare faradic
Biographical Note for GALVANIC
Gal·va·ni\gäl-ˈvä-nē\ , Luigi(1737–1798), Italian physician and physicist. 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.