Malpighi Marcello


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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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Mal·pi·ghi

(măl-pē′gē), Marcello 1628-1694.
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.
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