How did Andreas Vesalius improve our understanding of medical science?

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How did Andreas Vesalius improve our understanding of medical science?

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Andreas Vesalius was born on December 31, 1514, in modern-day Belgium, to a family of pharmacists. Both his father and grandfather had been pharmacists for the royal families and they wanted Andreas Vesalius to pursue medicine in their footsteps.

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He was the first physician who accurately recorded and illustrated the human anatomy and published his findings in two books - Fabrica and Epitome....

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You may not know of Andreas Vesalius, but his work highly progressed medical knowledge of the human body. In this lesson, find out who he was and why he was so important to medicine and even Darwin!


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