Georges Cuvier

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Noun1.Georges Cuvier - French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)Georges Cuvier - French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)
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It was George Cuvier (seen by many as the founder of comparative anatomy) who made a plaster cast of her body, dissected her and conserved her organs, including her genitals and brain, in bottles of formaldehyde.
In the study of the narrative genre, intertextuality is another important interest illustrated by the selection presented in the volume: Khalil Husni's "Ishmael's leviathanic vision: A study in whiteness" (1981) traces Herman Melville's imagination back to George Cuvier, Wolfgang Goethe, and Isaac Newton, Janusz Semrau's "Mapping it out.