The Torcula Herophili

  title={The Torcula Herophili},
  journal={The Neuroradiology Journal},
  pages={263 - 264}
  • Herophilus
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • The Neuroradiology Journal
263 Herophilus was a Greek physician and generally regarded as the Father of Anatomy. He and Erasistratus (c304-c250BC) were the founders of the Alexandrian School of Anatomy and Medicine in approximately 300BC. Alexandria had, in addition, Schools of Literature, Philosophy and Science and is often considered the first modern University. The main achievements of Herophilus were in the field of neuroanatomy. He made a distinction between the cerebrum and the cerebellum and described a variety of… Expand
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