Aselli A·sel·li (ə-sěl’ē, ä-sěl’ē), Gasparo. Latin Gaspar A·sel·i·us (ə-sěl’ē-əs). 1581-1626.

Italian anatomist who discovered the lacteal vessels of the intestine.
Historical Examples

The stars γ and δ are called the aselli—the ass’s colts feeding from the silver manger.
A Field Book of the Stars William Tyler Olcott

I have noticed thirty-six stars, besides the aselli, arranged in the order of the accompanying diagram.
The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei

Even Harvey, who was among aselli’s opponents, joined in insisting on this unsatisfactory reason.
The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. E. Rameur

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