Georges cuvier

[kyoo-vee-ey, koov-yey; French ky-vyey] /ˈkyu viˌeɪ, kuvˈyeɪ; French küˈvyeɪ/

Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert
[zhawrzh ley-aw-pawld krey-tyan frey-dey-reek da-gaw-ber] /ʒɔrʒ leɪ ɔˈpɔld kreɪˈtyɛ̃ freɪ deɪˈrik da gɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA), Baron, 1769–1832, French naturalist: pioneer in the fields of paleontology and comparative anatomy.
/ˈkjuːvɪeɪ; French kyvje/
Georges (Jean-Leopold-Nicolas-Frédéric) (ʒɔrʒ), Baron. 1769–1832, French zoologist and statesman; founder of the sciences of comparative anatomy and palaeontology
French anatomist who is considered the founder of comparative anatomy. He originated a system of zoological classification that grouped animals according to the structures of their skeletons and organs. Cuvier extended his system to fossils; his reconstructions of the way extinct animals looked, based on their skeletal remains, greatly advanced the science of paleontology.


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