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The Most Influential Medical Book of the 16th Century

Andreas Vesalius's De Humani Corporis Fabrica is one of the earliest anatomical texts to document first-hand dissections of human bodies. First printed in 1543, the book depicts bodies at various stages of dissection and is incredibly accurate for its time.

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