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Scarpa

(skärpə)Antonio 1752-1832
  1. Italian anatomist and surgeon known for his studies of the ear and nerves and for his description of atherosclerosis.
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Historical Examples

  • No one but Scarpa, Galeotti, and Bottazzi knew what it was for.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • Sometimes the first manifestation is a hydrops and a fluctuating swelling in the upper part of Scarpa's triangle.

  • I have seen them dart forth from another medium precisely as described by Scarpa.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland