Malpighian


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Mal`pi´ghi`an


a.1.(Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century.
Malpighian capsules
(Anatomy) the globular dilatations, containing the glomeruli or Malpighian tufts, at the extremities of the urinary tubules of the kidney.
Malpighian corpuscles of the spleen
masses of adenoid tissue connected with branches of the splenic artery.
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In addition, [alpha]-TUB was an appropriate reference gene for gene expression profiling in the midgut, Malpighian tubules and the fat body of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Tephritidae) for determining differences between males and females in gene expression in these tissues (Shen et al.
One theory holds that uric acid in fat body is transported via the Malpighian tubules to the hindgut, where it undergoes anaerobic digestion by uricolytic bacteria (Breznak 2000).
Female mosquitoes rely on their kidneys (called Malpighian tubules) when consuming a human blood meal.
Associated with the digestive tract, but part of the excretory system, are the Malpighian tubules (Figure 4).
The interface between the external surfaces of the prostheses and the capsule consisted of Malpighian epithelium.
Conversely, Rokitansky, (25) in his 1885 text Manual of Pathological Anatomy, indicated that the consensus among German pathologists was that renal cysts formed within the malpighian corpuscle "when tumified and gorged with the inflammatory product of these diseases upon the surrounding strata.
Secretory products of the Malpighian tubules of Cicadellidae (Hemiptera, Membracoidea): an ultrastructural study.
Many holometabolous insects exhibit similar behavior, but neuropterans are unusual because their silk is produced by Malpighian tubules (excretory organs) and spun from the anus.
to identify the materials passing through a spider's anus, since the majority of this material consists of the products of post-assimilatory metabolic processes from the Malpighian tubules, rather than undigested matter.
What we observed was quite intriguing: in Celera, Cyp6g1 was expressed in the midgut, the Malpighian tubules and the fat body, the tissues 'traditionally' associated with the detoxification of xenobiotics.
Native polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis with [alpha]- and [beta]-naphthyl acetate as substrates revealed six general esterase isozymes (Esterase 1-6) in whole body homogenates of larvae, pupae, and adults and tissue extracts (alimentary canal, fat body, Malpighian tubules, and salivary glands) of T.