Malpighian

adjective
Mal·​pi·​ghi·​an | \ mal-ˈpig-ē-ən How to pronounce Malpighian (audio) , -ˈpē-gē- How to pronounce Malpighian (audio) \

Medical Definition of Malpighian

: of, relating to, or discovered by Marcello Malpighi

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“Malpighian.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Malpighian. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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