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Giuseppe Giannuzzi

Born  1839
Died  1867

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Italian physiologist and anatomist, 1839-1867.

Biography of Giuseppe Giannuzzi

The Premio Giuseppe Giannuzzi per gli studi sul sistema nervoso (Giuseppe Giannuzzi Award for research on the nervous system) is named in his honour.

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