Electro-biology

E`lec`tro-bi`ol´o`gy


n.1.(Biol.) That branch of biology which treats of the electrical phenomena of living organisms.
2.That phase of mesmerism or animal magnetism, the phenomena of which are supposed to be produced by a form of electricity.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Brown continued to offer lectures on "electro-biology" (mesmerism onstage) throughout the 1860s.
S., the popular lecture circuit in England--composed of a wide and wild assortment of mass entertainments--allowed Brown to continually experiment with his routine, incorporating and melding together mesmerism and electro-biology with Africanist knowledge practices, rituals, and the occult.
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