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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.

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From The Oxford Companion to the Body in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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