Whether that sense took the form, scientifically, of a fascination with galvanism and electromagnetic storms, or of an interest in the role of the ‘animalcules’ and ‘infusoria,’ it clearly foreshadows twenty-first century science.
The fact that contractions occurred in dead and living preparations suggested galvanism had application in the revival of persons asphyxiated or drowned.
He was the first to establish an explicit connection between galvanism and chemical reactivity.
He attended lectures on many different topics but he was particularly interested in those on electricity, galvanism and mechanics.
The friends were deeply engaged with the scientific ideas of their day, including those of galvanism , or creating life through electric impulses.
This electrical potential is called galvanism and is the reason why we put zincs on boats.
On one level, Humboldt's physiological work was dedicated to the investigation of the powers of living matter, and especially the phenomenon of galvanism .
Galvanism produced no effect on the paralysed muscles.