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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Georges Cuvier y el catastrofismo prologan el inicio de los estudios sobre extincion.
Claviceps purpurea, Mus rattus, parthenogenesis and Lamarckism have been misspelt in the text and names too suffer (Jokichi Takamine, Georges Cuvier, even Brown-Sequard).
Stumped, the French scientist Georges Cuvier declared they must belong to a mammal that no longer exists, which he called the mastodon.
It was a French scientist, Georges Cuvier, who first identified the woolly mammoth in 1796.
Von Humboldt le llevo un par al naturalista frances Georges Cuvier, quien, en su clasificacion del reino animal de 1807, se resigno a colocarlos dentro del genero de los perennibranquios--es decir, los animales de branquias permanentes.
Reau vendio su cadaver al famoso naturalista frances Georges Cuvier, quien saco amplio provecho de su adquisicion.
Georges Cuvier, William Buckland, Charles Lyell, and several other famous figures from early-19th-century science make cameo appearances, but most of the action is along the beach, in the fossil-bearing strata.
A segunda mirada, que corresponde ao periodo que passou em Paris, refere-se ao olhar clinico dos cientistas da epoca, notadamente o de Georges Cuvier, considerado o pai da anatomia comparada.
Dead within five years, her body was quickly dissected and made into a museum specimen by Georges Cuvier, one of the leading scientists of the day.
One could also list Bible-believing scientists Johann Kepler (astronomer), Francis Bacon, Carolus Linnaeus (taxonomy system we use today), Michael Faraday (likely history's greatest physicist), Georges Cuvier (paleontology), Samuel Morse (Morse code), Charles Babbage (first computers) and Gregor Mendel (father of genetics and rejector of Darwinism).