Andreas Vesalius

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Noun1.Andreas Vesalius - a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)Andreas Vesalius - a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
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Describio originalmente los huesos: esfenoides; bigornia y martillo; pre-maxilar; mandibula; hioides; vertebras; escapula; clavicula; huesos del carpo; esternon (compuesto de 3 partes); Os vesalianum.
He described: scapula; incus and malleus; pre- maxillar; mandible; hyoid; vertebrae; sphenoid; clavicle; bones of the carpus; sternum (with three bones); os vesalianum.
It is observable, from the drawing that shows the angle between the tubercular eminence of the fifth metatarsal and the cuboid, a small and rounded bone, similiar to that of the hand, named under Os Vesalianum, however, of a doubtful existence (Singer, 1996; Saunders & O'Malley) (Fig.