Definition of Malpighi

1. Noun. Italian anatomist who was the first to use a microscope to study anatomy and was among the first to recognize cells in animals (1628-1694).

Exact synonyms: Marcello Malpighi
Generic synonyms: Histologist



Medical Definition of Malpighi

1. Marcello, Italian anatomist, histologist, and embryologist, 1628-1694. See: malpighian bodies, malpighian capsule, malpighian cell, malpighian corpuscles, malpighian glands, malpighian glomerulus, malpighian layer, malpighian nodules, malpighian pyramid, malpighian rete, malpighian stigmas, malpighian stratum, malpighian tubules, malpighian tuft, malpighian vesicles. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malpighi

Mallory's stain
Mallory's trichrome stain
Mallory's triple stain
Mallory-Weiss lesion
Mallory bodies
Malmo
Malone
Maloney bougies
Maloney leukaemia virus
Malope trifida
Malopterurus
Malopterurus electricus
Malory
Malosma
Malosma laurina
Malpighi
Malpighia glabra
Malpighia obovata
Malpighiaceae
Malpighian
Malpighian corpuscle
Malpighian corpuscles
Malraux
Malt-O-Meal
Malta
Malta Island
Malta fever
Maltese
Maltese Islands
Maltese Sign Language

Literary usage of Malpighi

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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"This demand malpighi was, with the help of the microscope, one of the first and one of the most successful to supply. By a series of remarkable researches ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"This demand malpighi was, with the help of the microscope, one of the first and one of the most successful to supply. By a series of remarkable researches ..."

3. A Short History of Natural Science and of the Progress of Discovery: From by Arabella Burton Buckley (1893)
"Use of the Microscope by malpighi, 1661.—We have now fairly left behind us the first fifty years of the seventeenth century; indeed, the experiments of ..."

4. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1880)
"malpighi was the first who employed good microscopes jkj . h. in anatomy, and thus revealed the secrets, we may 38. The chemical theory of medicine, ..."

5. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1841)
"malpighi was the first who employed good microscopes in anatomy, ... To malpighi anatomists owe their knowledge of the structure of the lungs.f Graaf has ..."

6. Biology and Its Makers by William Albert Locy (1908)
"Pictures of Cells in the Seventeenth Century.—The sketches illustrating the microscopic observations of malpighi, FIG. 73. ..."

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