Contributors to human anatomy

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Contributors to human anatomy
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  1. Discovered X rays
    Roentgen
  2. Wrote first anatomy manual
    Menes
  3. Described anatomy of wounds in the Iliad
    Homer
  4. Father of medicine, inspired hippocratic oath
    Hipocrates
  5. Founder of comparative anatomy; profoundly influenced western scientific thinking
    Aristotle
  6. Conducted remarkable research on aspects of the nervous system
    Herophilus
  7. Father of physiology; attempted to apply physical law to the study of human function
    Erasistratus
  8. Compiled information from the Alexandrian school; first medical author to be printed in movable type after Guttenberg's invention
    Celsus
  9. Most influential medical writer of all time; established principles that went unchallenged for 1500 years
    Galen
  10. Prepared dissection guide
    De'Luzzi
  11. Produced anatomical drawings of unprecedented quality based on human cadaver dissections
    Da Vinci
  12. Refuted misconceptions about body structure and function by direct observation and experiment; father of anatomy
    Versalius
  13. Demonstrated function of circulatory system; applied experimental method to anatomy
    Harvey
  14. Refined the microscope; described various cells and tissues
    Leeuwenhoek
  15. Father of histology; first to confirm existence of capillaries
    Malpighi
  16. Created a 5-volume treatise on anatomy
    Sugita
  17. Formulated cell theory
    Schleiden/Schwann

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