Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius was a 16th-century Flemish anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, 'De humani corporis fabrica'. He is often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy.

Books

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  1. 1. On the Fabric of the Human Body

    "On the Fabric of the Human Body" is a seminal work in the field of anatomy, providing detailed descriptions and illustrations of the human body's structure and functions. The book, written in the 16th century, revolutionized the understanding of human anatomy, challenging the prevailing ideas of the time, which were primarily based on the dissection of animals. Its author, a physician and anatomist, emphasized the importance of direct observation and dissection of human bodies in medical education and research.

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