On the Fabric of the Human Body by Andreas Vesalius

"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.

The 2896th greatest book of all time


Published
1543
Nationality
Belgian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Latin

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