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Morgagni

[mawr-gah-nyee] /mɔrˈgɑ nyi/
noun
1.
Giovanni Battista
[jaw-vahn-nee baht-tees-tah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈtis tɑ/ (Show IPA),
1682–1771, Italian anatomist.
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  • Morgagni pointed out that the mucous membrane of the nose is partly supplied also from the fifth pair of cranial nerves.

    Makers of Modern Medicine James J. Walsh
  • Bologna was, at the time, certainly an excellent place for Morgagni.

    Makers of Modern Medicine James J. Walsh
  • Yielding to a strong wish, Morgagni consented to write his young friend familiar letters describing his experiences.

  • Between the false vocal bands above and the true vocal bands below there is a cavity (the ventricle of Morgagni).

  • Like many another great man, Morgagni seems to have been especially fortunate in his mother.

    Makers of Modern Medicine James J. Walsh
  • At this time Morgagni was looked upon by all the medical world as probably the greatest of living medical scientists.

    The Popes and Science James J. Walsh
  • Morgagni also pointed out that intermittence of the pulse may be due to nervous conditions.

    Makers of Modern Medicine James J. Walsh
  • Morgagni only forms a final link in the chain of great Italian medical scientists, connecting medieval with modern medicine.

    Makers of Modern Medicine James J. Walsh
  • Sauvages and Morgagni gave in detail the symptoms of peritonitis and called the disease intestinal inflammation—enteritis.

  • It is well known that women occasionally held professorships at the University of Bologna, not far from Morgagni's birthplace.

    Makers of Modern Medicine James J. Walsh

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