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  • Inside the animal were found tracheƦ, the digestic tube of an insect, and malpighian canals.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883

  • Anus, including the malpighian tubules and anal glands.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Mollusks, etc. and incorrectly used as = malpighian tubules; q.v. Nepionic: that stage of development immediately succeeding the embryonic; proposed as a substitute for larval.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Leucine: a white crystalline compound, the product of animal decomposition, found in the malpighian tubes: as a color, cheesy white.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Duodenum: the chylific ventricle; also applied to the first section of the digestive tract just behind entrance of malpighian tubules.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Ileum: the small intestine; begins at end of chylific ventricle at the point where malpighian tubules join, and extends to colon.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • If he will revert to the subject of the physiological anatomy of the skin he will find, to his possible surprise, that the best authorities are agreed that the color of the skin is dependant upon the coloring matter or pigment in the pigmentary cells of the malpighian layer of the skin; hence the various colors in the Negro -- the color of the Chinaman, the Indian and the Caucasian.

    The Southern Sanitarium. Vol. 1, no. 4 (January 1, 1897)

  • I would be glad to receive from you for microscopic examination a fragment of Mr. Flannery's malpighian layer, showing evidences of cell proliferation.

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  • Do not ask him to take a malpighian layer off her cell nest just to please me.

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  • I only suggest this, of course, as practicable in case there should be a malpighian layer which Mr. Flannery is not using.

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