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malpighian mal·pigh·i·an (māl-pĭg'ē-ən)
Of, relating to, or described by the Italian anatomist Marcello Malpighi.
Malpighi Mal·pi·ghi (māl-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.