Andreas Vesalius

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Flemish anatomist, physician and author

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According to Wikipedia, Andries van Wezel , latinised as Andreas Vesalius , was a Flemish anatomist and physician who wrote De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem , what is considered to be one of the most influential books on human anatomy and a major advance over the long-dominant work of Galen. Vesalius is often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy. He was born in Brussels, which was then part of the Habsburg Netherlands. He was a professor at the University of Padua and later became Imperial physician at the court of Emperor Charles V.

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