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aselli in Medicine


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  1. Italian anatomist who discovered the lacteal vessels of the intestine.
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Historical Examples

  • The stars γ and δ are called the Aselli—the ass's colts feeding from the silver manger.

    A Field Book of the Stars

    William Tyler Olcott

  • I have noticed thirty-six stars, besides the Aselli, arranged in the order of the accompanying diagram.

  • Even Harvey, who was among Aselli's opponents, joined in insisting on this unsatisfactory reason.

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