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Vesalius

 [vĕ-sa´le-us]
Andreas (1514–1564). Flemish anatomist and physician, considered the most eminent anatomist of the 16th century. His De humani corporis fabrica libri septum (Seven Books on the Structure of the Human Body) was published in 1543. He was also a pioneer in ethnic craniology and experimental and comparative psychology.

Ve·sa·li·us

(WesalVesal) (vĕ-sā'lē-ŭs),
Andreas (Andre), Flemish anatomist, 1514-1564. See: Vesalius bone, Vesalius foramen, Vesalius vein.
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Suspended as it is with the rope from a tree, Marsyas's human left leg is forced in a pose molded on the suspended cadaver's ever since Vesalius, itself a grim allusion to the gibbet as the lawful source of bodies for anatomy.
Early in 1538, Vesalius was preparing his Tabula anatomice sex (Six anatomical plates) for publication.
Vesalius created the drawings for the Tabulae together with a Flemish artist, Jan Stephan van Calcar (1499-1546/50).
Vesalius himself offers a recipe for preparing bodies for dissection, and he tells us that Galen was reluctant himself to flay the apes he was about to anatomize.
We don't know how many attempts Vesalius had with his bellows before he achieved success.
Stephen Joffe has done an admirable job of resurrecting the late Dr Vesalius for me and bringing him back to life.
The cutter suction dredger Vesalius concluded its dredging operation in the River Tyne on schedule on December 14, 2009.
He added: "I would appeal to anyone who saw this man running off along South Vesalius Street, or any members of the public who recognise his description, to come forward.
En una libreria de lance halle una carpeta con dibujos concebidos por Andrea Vesalius, el artista y anatomista belga que, en 1543, con De Humani Corporis Fabrica revoluciono el concepto del cuerpo humano; sus ideas renacentistas dieron un vuelco a la anatomia formulada por Galeno.
1485-1576) and the much younger Flemish surgeon-anatomist Vesalius (1514-64), who was teaching at the nearby University of Padua.
The winner is owned by the Vesalius Syndicate, which consists of many of the established Ballydoyle owners plus Paul Redmond, a senior cancer surgeon in Cork, and Mark Redmond, a senior heart specialist in Crumlin Children's hospital in Dublin.
RESUMEN: Andreas Vesalius, (Andries van Wesel), nacio en Bruselas, Flandes, actual Belgica, el 31 de diciembre de 1514.