Malpighi could distinguish six of these layers, and Reaumur suspects there is often a greater number.
The Italian positivist, Malpighi, showed perhaps the highest boldness.
Malpighi could not satisfy himself as to the existence of seeds, which other botanists have pretended to discover.
It may be urged that in exalting Hales I am unfair to Malpighi.
Another of his scarcely less distinguished physicians was Lucas Tozzius, who succeeded Malpighi.
Malpighi seems to have been the first to observe them, and he took them for capillary tubes.
In the anatomical field the work of Malpighi and Swammerdam was at first continued most energetically by French students.
But Malpighi did not confine his observations to animal tissues.
Malpighi has observed that a silkworm often eats in a day mulberry leaves equal to its own weight.
Malpighi and Grew were essentially plant-anatomists, though both dealt in physiological speculations.
Malpighi Mal·pi·ghi (māl-pē'gē, mäl-), Marcello. 1628-1694.
Italian anatomist who pioneered the use of a microscope in the study of anatomy and discovered the capillary system.