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Malpighi

[ mahl-pee-gee ]
/ mɑlˈpi gi /
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noun
Mar·cel·lo [mahr-chel-law], /mɑrˈtʃɛl lɔ/, 1628–94, Italian anatomist.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Malpighi

Mal·pigh·i·an [mal-pig-ee-uhn], /mælˈpɪg i ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Malpighi

Malpighi
/ (Italian malˈpiːɡi) /

noun
Marcello (marˈtʃɛllo). 1628–94, Italian physiologist. A pioneer in microscopic anatomy, he identified the capillary system (1661)

Derived forms of Malpighi

Malpighian (mælˈpɪɡɪən), adjective
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Medical definitions for Malpighi

Malpighi
[ măl-pēgē, mäl- ]
Marcello 1628-1694

Italian anatomist who pioneered the use of a microscope in the study of anatomy and discovered the capillary system.
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Scientific definitions for Malpighi

Malpighi
[ măl-pēgē ]
Marcello 1628-1694

Italian anatomist who was the first to use a microscope in the study of anatomy. He discovered the capillary system, extending the work of William Harvey. He is also noted for his studies of the structure of the lungs, spleen, liver, kidneys, skin, brain, and spinal cord.
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