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demilune of Giannuzzi

noun demilune of Gian·nuz·zi
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demilune of Gianuzzi


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(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.

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