Vesalius,Andreas

Ve·sa·li·us (vĭ-sāʹlē-əs, -zāʹ-), Andreas. 1514-1564.
Flemish anatomist and surgeon who is considered the founder of modern anatomy. His major work, On the Structure of the Human Body (1543), was based on meticulous dissection of cadavers.

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Universalium. 2010.

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