Henry Gray

(1827—1861) anatomist and author

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Henry Gray (1827–61) was a London surgeon, who, in 1858, published the first edition of a medical text book entitled Anatomy: descriptive and surgical. In later years — first informally, and, after 1938, formally — the book became known as Gray's Anatomy. It is one of the few medical texts known by name to the general public.


From The Oxford Companion to the Body in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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