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Mal·pi·ghi(măl-pē′gē, mäl-), Marcello 1628-1694.
Italian anatomist who was a pioneer in using the microscope to study anatomy and is noted for his description of the capillary system.
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(Biography) Marcello (marˈtʃɛllo). 1628–94, Italian physiologist. A pioneer in microscopic anatomy, he identified the capillary system (1661)
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Mal•pi•ghi(mælˈpi gi, mɑl-)
Marcello, 1628–94, Italian anatomist.
Mal•pigh′i•an (-ˈpɪg i ən) adj.
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