Bartolomeo Eustachi

Bartolomeo Eustachi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bartolomeo Eustachi (1500 or 1514 - 27 August 1574), also known by his Latin name of Eustachius, was one of the founders of the science of human anatomy. He came from San Severino, near Macerata, Italy, and was a contemporary of Vesalius, with whom he shares the reputation of having created the science of human anatomy. He is known as a challenger of Galen and extended the knowledge of the internal ear by rediscovering and describing correctly the tube which bears his name. He is the first who described the internal and anterior muscles of the malleus and the stapedius, and the complicated figure of the cochlea. He is the first who studied accurately the anatomy of the teeth, and the phenomena of the first and second dentition. Eustachius also discovered the adrenal glands (reported in 1563). His greatest work, which he was unable to publish, is his Anatomical Engravings. Completed in 1552, nine years after Vesalius was published, the author feared ex-communication by the Catholic Church.
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136739992
  • 9786136739991