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   Human Anatomy
The Scientific study of the Human Body
               History of Anatomy
•   500 B.C. formal study in Egypt
•   Earliest description done in papyrus 3000 and 2500B.C.
•   Hippocrates, early taught in Greece(460-377 B.C.)
•   Aristotle, first to use anatome ( 384-322BC), cutting or
    taking apart or “Dissecare”

• Versalius,1543. “De Humani Corporis Fabrica”masterpiece
• Hieronymus Fabricius, 1537-1619. constructed the
  Anatomical theater in Padua. discovered the valves in the veins

• William Harvey, discovered blood circulation, 1628.
  Exercitatio anatomica De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus.

• 17th Century, human dissection became important feature in
  European medical schools.

• 18th and 19th century anatomist published treaties for
  standard medical study of human body. Body snatchers.

• 1832, Britain
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