Vesalius, Andreas

(redirected from Andreas Vesalius)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Vesalius, Andreas

Latinized form of Andreas van Wesel (Vesal), Flemish anatomist, 1514–1564.

foramen of Vesalius

An opening sometimes present in the sphenoid bone medial to the foramen ovale. A vein from the cavernous sinus passes through it.

vein of Vesalius

The small emissary vein from the cavernous sinus passing through the foramen of Vesalius and conveying blood to the pterygoid plexus.


Andreas (Andre), Flemish anatomist, 1514-1564.
Vesalius bone - the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal bone sometimes existing as a separate bone. Synonym(s): os vesalianum
Vesalius foramen - a minute inconstant foramen in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. Synonym(s): foramen venosum
Vesalius vein - the emissary vein passing through the foramen venosum.
References in periodicals archive ?
This market, consisting of 2 lots, is to supply three resuscitation ambulances and 6 minibuses used to transport disabled for the site of the Hospital of Andreas Vesalius ISPPC SCRL (CHU Charleroi).
Lot 3 Andreas Vesalius website Montigny-le-Tilleul - the Creche Bambis.
The ambitious project aims translate "De humani corporis fabrica" (On the Fabric of the Human Body), authored by Andreas Vesalius - the founder of modern human anatomy, from Latin into English.
Then in 1543 the Belgian anatomist, Andreas Vesalius, wrote the first clear description of animal resuscitation: "That life may in a manner of speaking be restored to the animal, an opening must be attempted in the trunk of the trachea, into which a tube of reed or cane should be put; you will then blow into this, so that the lung may rise again .
In three brief chapters the pathologist Giorgio Weber considers the evidence for observations of pathological anatomy recorded in the works of, respectively, Andreas Vesalius, Niccolo Massa, and Realdo Colombo.
The renowned anatomists Andreas Vesalius and Gabriel Falloppio of Padua, Italy, had observed fluid-filled structures in the female "testes," but did not know their significance.
Andreas Vesalius publishes his great work on anatomy, De Humani Corporis Fabrica.
Not until the Renaissance rekindled the spirit of scientific inquiry did new observations by Leonardo da Vinci, Andreas Vesalius, and others pave the way for William Harvey's model of circulation, which appeared in 1628.