Gabriel Fallopius

(c. 1523—1562)

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Italian anatomist, who was professor of anatomy at Pisa (from 1548) and Padua (from 1551). Best known for his discoveries about the human skeletal and reproductive systems, he identified the tubes connecting the ovaries with the uterus, which are named after him (fallopian tubes).

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Biological Sciences.

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