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Morgagni

[mawr-gah-nyee]
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  1. Gio·van·ni Bat·tis·ta [jaw-vahn-nee baht-tees-tah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈtis tɑ/, 1682–1771, Italian anatomist.
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  • The next great name in Italian medicine is that of Morgagni.

    The Popes and Science

    James J. Walsh

  • Bologna was, at the time, certainly an excellent place for Morgagni.

  • Between the false vocal bands above and the true vocal bands below there is a cavity (the ventricle of Morgagni).

  • All of the Popes, five in number, of the latter part of Morgagni's life were on terms of intimacy with him.

    The Popes and Science

    James J. Walsh

  • At this time Morgagni was looked upon by all the medical world as probably the greatest of living medical scientists.

    The Popes and Science

    James J. Walsh