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  1. Ca·mil·lo [kah-meel-law] /kɑˈmil lɔ/, 1843?–1926, Italian physician and histologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1906.
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Examples from the Web for golgi

Historical Examples

  • This is the cycle, as described by Golgi, of the tertian and quartan parasite.

    The Popular Science Monthly, July, 1900


  • The method of Golgi for the investigation of the nervous system, introduced in 1875, must also be mentioned here.

British Dictionary definitions for golgi


  1. Camillo (kaˈmillo). 1844–1926, Italian neurologist and histologist, noted for his work on the central nervous system and his discovery in animal cells of the bodies known by his name: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1906
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golgi in Medicine


(gôljē)Camillo 1844?-1926
  1. Italian histologist. He shared a 1906 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of the nervous system.
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