Definition of Vesalius, Andreas in English:

Share this entry

Vesalius, Andreas

Pronunciation: /vɪˈseɪlɪəs/
(1514–64), Flemish anatomist, the founder of modern anatomy. His major work, De Humani Corporis Fabrica (1543), contained accurate descriptions of human anatomy, but owed much of its great historical impact to the woodcuts of his dissections.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: An|dreas Vesa|lius

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.