Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire

Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire was a French zoologist and an authority on deviation from normal structure. He coined the term ethology. He was born in Paris, the son of tienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. In his earlier years he showed an aptitude for mathematics, but eventually he devoted himself to the study of natural history and of medicine, and in 1824 he was appointed assistant naturalist to his father. In 1832-1837 he published his great teratological work, Histoire g n rale et particuli re des anomalies de l'organisation chez l'homme et les animaux. In 1829 he delivered for his father the second part of a course of lectures on ornithology, and during the three following years he taught zoology at the Athne, and teratology at the Ecole pratique. He was elected a member of the French Academy of Sciences in 1833, was in 1837 appointed to act as deputy for his father at the faculty of sciences in Paris, and in the following year was sent to Bordeaux to organize a similar faculty there
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135666401
  • 9786135666403