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anatomical theaters

anatomical theaters  

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Since antiquity dissection has been performed on animals in two radically different ways: as a private practice of enquiry and as a public spectacle. In his Anatomical Procedures, written in ...
Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius  

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(1514–64)Belgian physician and anatomist, who was a professor at Padua for six years before becoming a physician to the Habsburg court. He is remembered for producing in 1538–43 definitive text and ...
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Have been interdependent in highly creative ways since the fifteenth century. Artists have utilized scientific and mathematical principles since the popularization of perspective in Leon Battista ...
biology

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The study of living organisms; or a generic term for the life sciences, including botany, zoology, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and related disciplines. [From Greek bios life + logos word, ...
chemistry

chemistry  

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The study of the elements and the compounds they form. Chemistry is mainly concerned with effects that depend on the outer electrons in atoms. See biochemistry; geochemistry; inorganic chemistry; ...
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The production of ideas and objects that are both novel or original and worthwhile or appropriate, that is, useful, attractive, meaningful, or correct. According to some researchers, in order to ...
extinction

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1 The irreversible condition of a species or other group of organisms of having no living representatives in the wild, which follows the death of the last surviving individual of that species or ...
Girolamo Fabrici

Girolamo Fabrici  

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(c.1533–1619),Italian anatomist and embryologist who studied medicine at Padua under Falloppio, whom he succeeded as professor of anatomy in 1565. He became the most influential anatomist of the late ...

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