1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Aselli, Gasparo

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ASELLI [Asellius, or Asellio], GASPARO (1581–1626), Italian physician, was born at Cremona about 1581, became professor of anatomy and surgery at Pavia, and practised at Milan, where he died in 1626. To him is due the discovery of the lacteal vessels, published in De Lactibus (Milan, 1627).