Definitions of anatomist

n an expert in anatomy

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Bartolommeo Eustachio
Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
Herbert McLean Evans
United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
Gabriele Fallopius
Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200)
Georg Meissner
German anatomist (1829-1905)
Johannes Peter Muller
German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
Andreas Vesalius
a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
Kaspar Friedrich Wolff
German anatomist (1733-1794)
Camillo Golgi
Italian histologist noted for work on the structure of the nervous system and for his discovery of Golgi bodies (1844-1926)
Marcello Malpighi
Italian anatomist who was the first to use a microscope to study anatomy and was among the first to recognize cells in animals (1628-1694)
Sir Richard Owen
English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
Santiago Ramon y Cajal
Spanish histologist noted for his work on the structure of the nervous system (1852-1934)
Matthias Schleiden
German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
Theodor Schwann
German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)
comparative anatomist
anatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals
anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues
osteologer, osteologist
an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
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a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

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