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(măl-pē′gē, mäl-), Marcello 1628-1694.
Italian anatomist who pioneered the use of a microscope in the study of anatomy and discovered the capillary system.
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Respecto a Malpighi se ha podido mantener incluso que sus trabajos embriologicos--en particular sobre el desarrollo del embrion del pollo-estan orientados hacia una vision epigenetista mas que preformacionista.
Ademas, las destruxinas son capaces de inhibir la secrecion de fluidos por el tubo de Malpighi en Schistocerca gregaria (James et al., 1993).
3b, 3c y 3d), entre ellos se entrecruzan los tubulos de Malpighi y la region adyacente conocida como ventriculo posterior, esta presenta una longitud similar a la anterior, pero el diametro se reduce casi a la tercera parte, en esta region tambien se proyectan una gran cantidad de ciegos gastricos uniformes (Fig.
Marcello Malpighi (1628-1694), an Italian physician, studied the development of the hen's egg and affirmed that the chick could be found in the egg before the appearance of the punctum sanguineum.
In the 17th century, however, Malpighi had first published a scientific study on skin color, to be followed by John Hunter, who described the pigmentary layer of the skin.
Histological examination of the circumcision tissue usually confirms the diagnosis, showing hyperkeratosis with follicular plugging, atrophy of the stratum spongiosum Malpighi with hydropic degeneration of basal cells, lymphedema, hyalinosis and homogenization of collagen in the upper-dermis, and inflammatory infiltration in the mid-dermis.
Subjects were recruited at the Medical Genetics Unit of the University Hospital of Modena (70 samples), at the Medical Genetics Unit of Parma University Hospital (15 samples) and Medical Genetics Unit of Policlinico Sant'Orsola Malpighi, Bologna (24 samples).
Our visit to Acetaia Malpighi in Modena, near Maranello, included an education on how some of the barrels still used - one worth an eyewatering [euro]40,000 - are 300 years old.