Andreas Vesalius: The Anatomy Of The Human Body

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Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), a physician and anatomist, cited one of the greatest publication on antiquated anatomy in the early modern period “De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem”. This book challenged the views of anatomical structure and practices known in ancient times comparing both female and male internal structures. As for his perspective, Vesalius introduces new challenges as to how to interpret physical anatomy through dissection, retrieving not only interest but most importantly scientific discovery in both subjects. He approaches this proceeding matter in untraditional statements in order to interpret external and internal features with detailed anatomized precision. Representing both sexes, he follows with illustrations and analogies uncovering the…show more content…
With many physicians in this specific field, most of the discoveries emerged as a progress in a way of understanding our physical structure.Vesalius confined the human body in describing both male and female structures through detailed and precise illustrations and also through adding arguments in which he fulfils in unnatural circumstances in the view of early modern dissection. Through attending the dissection himself he provides various educational matter in order to furthermore comprehend the analogy of the body. Taking the female structure, he discovers that the analogy seems to combine and resemble the male body but differentiates in sexual organs. Through this discovery, he mostly apprehends that the female body leads to an insignificance due to the stereotype created towards the woman in the early modern period. Although Vesalius took a more coherent approach to the male anatomy compared to others, he presumed to depict the female structure through the disclosure of her internal organs creating an advancement in anatomy portrayed through the physical access of the human

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