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. Los musculos fueron tratados, por Vesalio, de manera clara y precisa, a traves de figuras que los muestran en fase de contraccion, sugeriendo movimiento del segmento en que estan localizados.
He described: scapula; incus and malleus; pre- maxillar; mandible; hyoid; vertebrae; sphenoid; clavicle; bones of the carpus; sternum (with three bones); os vesalianum. The author defines the muscles shown in the Fabrica as "full of life".