Bernard Siegfried Albinus

February 24th

  • German anatomist who was the first to show the connection of the vascular systems of the mother and the fetus.
  • He is best known for the excellent drawings in his Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani(1747; “Tables of the Skeleton and Muscles of the Human Body”).
  • Together with Hermann Boerhaave, he edited the works of the physicians Andreas Vesalius and William Harvey.

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