Leuven: Birthplace of Modern Skeletology, thanks to Andreas Vesalius, with the Help of Gemma Frisius, his Friend and Fellow-physician

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The skeleton-making technique of Andreas Vesalius is described and is compared with that of others. An overview is added of the skeletons he constructed himself. The significance of his friend Gemma Frisius is discussed as well as the translations of the chapter of this technique in the De humani corporis fabrica.

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