Malpighi

[mahl-pee-gee]
Related formsMal·pigh·i·an [mal-pig-ee-uh n] /mælˈpɪg i ən/, adjective
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Malpighi

noun
  1. Marcello (marˈtʃɛllo). 1628–94, Italian physiologist. A pioneer in microscopic anatomy, he identified the capillary system (1661)
Derived FormsMalpighian (mælˈpɪɡɪən), adjective
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malpighi in Medicine

Malpighi

[măl-pēgē, mäl-]Marcello 1628-1694
  1. Italian anatomist who pioneered the use of a microscope in the study of anatomy and discovered the capillary system.
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Malpighi

[măl-pēgē]Marcello 1628-1694
  1. 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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