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Ve·sa·li·us(vĭ-sā′lē-əs, -zā′-), 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), contains numerous illustrations based on meticulous dissection of cadavers that he performed while in Padua.
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(Biography) Andreas (anˈdreːas). 1514–64, Flemish anatomist, whose De Humani Corporis fabrica (1543) formed the basis of modern anatomical research and medicine
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Ve•sa•li•us(vɪˈseɪ li əs, -ˈseɪl yəs)
Andreas, 1514–64, Flemish anatomist.
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