Stylized and large drop caps (dropped capital) without the need for css snippets or plugins

This:



Can be achieved in this way (modify parameters to preference):


<font style="font-family: Bell MT, sans-serif; font-size:55pt; font-style:regular; width: .85em; line-height: 53px; float: left; color: #7D3C98; border: solid #D5C5EC; padding-top: 5px; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-right: 5px; padding-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; margin-bottom: -5px;">L</font>a fisiología


This:



Can be achieved in this way (modify parameters to preference):


<font style="font-family: Bell MT, sans-serif; font-size:55pt; font-style:regular; width: .85em; line-height: 53px; float: left; color: #e69f55; border: solid #FE9626A6; padding-top: 5px; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-right: 5px; padding-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; margin-bottom: -5px;">L</font>


Note that I only modified the color. This should be written in the same .md note (no css snippet needed)