Definition of Golgi, Camillo in US English:

Golgi, Camillo

proper noun

  • (1843–1926), Italian histologist and anatomist. He devised a staining technique to investigate nerve tissue, classified types of nerve cells, and described the structure in the cytoplasm of most cells, now named after him. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1906), shared with Santiago Ramón y Cajal.


Golgi, Camillo