Definition of Vesalius, Andreas in English:

Vesalius, Andreas

proper noun

  • (1514–64), Flemish anatomist, the founder of modern anatomy. His major work, De Humani Corporis Fabrica (1543), contained accurate descriptions of human anatomy, but owed much of its great historical impact to the woodcuts of his dissections.

Pronunciation

Vesalius, Andreas

/vɪˈseɪlɪəs/