Gabriel Falloppius (1523-1562) and the facial canal.

  title={Gabriel Falloppius (1523-1562) and the facial canal.},
  author={Veronica Macchi and Andrea Porzionato and Aldo Morra and Raffaele De Caro},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  volume={27 1},
Gabriel Falloppius is known for his contributions to anatomy. Indeed, many anatomic structures bear his name, such as the Fallopian tubes, and his descriptions often contradicted those of other notable anatomists, such as Galen and Andreas Vesalius. In his textbook "Observationes Anatomicae," he described for the first time the structures of the ear, eye, and female reproductive organs, and elucidated the development of the teeth. Furthermore, Falloppius described the facial canal. The… CONTINUE READING

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