History of forming fundamentals of scientific anatomy

D.A. Izutkin
Keywords: anatomy, Galen, Vesalius, systematic approach, wholeness.
Medicinskij al'manah, 2017, issue 2, pages 38-41.

The most important yardsticks preceded the becoming of the basics of scientific anatomy are highlighted:
investigations and works of Galen and other authors on anatomy; anatomical dissections in the Middle
Ages and ambiguous attitude of Roman and Catholic church to it; creation of anatomical theatres; relationship
of anatomy and painting. Contribution of A. Vesalius to the forming of scientific approach to studying
of human anatomy and its methodological significance for further development of this field of medical
knowledge are characterized.

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D.A. Izutkin History of forming fundamentals of scientific anatomy. Medicinskij al'manah 2017; (2): 38–41, http://dx.doi.org/10.21145/2499-9954-2017-2-38-41