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La·marck

(lă-mark'),
Jean-Baptiste P.A., French botanist, zoologist, and biologic philosopher, 1744-1829. See: lamarckian theory.
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This survey includes the works of the most important naturalists of the latter part of the eighteenth century: Georges Buffon, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier.
Albert was a gathering point for troops before the Battle of the Somme and the Lycee Lamarck is named after the naturalist and philosopher Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Lamarck was born in the village of Bazentin Le Petit, which lies a few miles northeast of Albert and near the Thiepval memorial to the British dead of the Somme.
The discovery bears a spooky parallel to the discredited ideas of 19th-century biologist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, who argued that species inherit acquired characteristics.

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