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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Marcello Malpighi (1628–94), an Italian anatomist and physiologist: applied in anatomy to several structures discovered or particularly investigated by him, as follows.
  • A lymphoid corpuscle of the spleen. See corpuscle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century.
  • adjective (Anatomy) the globular dilatations, containing the glomeruli or Malpighian tufts, at the extremities of the urinary tubules of the kidney.
  • adjective masses of adenoid tissue connected with branches of the splenic artery.

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  • adjective Of, relating to, or discovered by Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century.

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Malpighi +‎ -an

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