Research Article| Volume 1, ISSUE 1, P23-28, July 1976

Andreas Vesalius and the anatomy of the upper extremity

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      In the sixteenth century Andreas Vesalius published six anatomical tables called Tabulae Sex, which were far superior in accuracy and artistic merit to any earlier anatomical illustrations. Their publication marked the birth of modern anatomy as a science.
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