Aselli, Gasparo

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(Asellio, Asellius), Gasparo, Italian anatomist, 1581-1626.
Aselli gland - a single large lymph node ventral to the abdominal aorta that receives all the lymph from the intestines in many smaller mammals. Synonym(s): Aselli pancreas
Aselli pancreas - Synonym(s): Aselli gland
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But they got ahead of him and stopped Asellio from entering the temple and when he had fled into a bar they cut his throat.
The causes for the murder of Sempronius Asellio and the promulgation of the lex Sulpicia may therefore be traced only as far back as the Social War and therefore a recent phenomenon.
The murder of Sempronius Asellio can, therefore, also be placed into a realistic context, no longer 'the strange incident' noted by Frank, and illustrates that senatorial debt had become a very pressing issue by 89 BC, and that it was indebted senators who wanted relief from largely equestrian creditors.