galvanic ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or involving electric currents produced by chemical action. 2) sudden and dramatic.
DERIVATIVES galvanically adverb.
ORIGIN French galvanique, from the name of the Italian physiologist Luigi Galvani (1737 98), known for his discovery of the twitching of frogs' legs in an electric field.

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