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Andreas Vesalius

(1514—1564)

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The Oxford Companion to the Body

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2003
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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Andreas Vesalius (1514–64) was the Renaissance physician who truly put anatomy on the medical map. In his pathbreaking

Vesalius, Andreas

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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(1514–64), Flemist anatomist, born in Brussels, the son of an imperial apothecary. He studied at Louvain, Paris, and then Padua, where he was appointed to a lectureship in ... More
Vesalius, Andreas

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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2006
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Medicine and health
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(1514–64).

Born in Brussels, Vesalius carried out his medical studies at the University of Louvain and in Paris. After a period as a military surgeon, he entered the ...

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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2003
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Science and technology
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(1514–1564) Belgian anatomist Vesalius, born the son of a pharmacist in Brussels, Belgium, was educated at the universities of Louvain, Paris, and Padua, receiving his MD from ... More

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