William of Saliceto

(b. c. 1210)

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(c.1210–76×80) Italian surgeon, practising in Cremona, Milan, and Bologna.

He was the teacher of Lanfranc of Milan. His Cirurgia is one of the first proponents of the 13th-century renewed interest in human anatomy. See also surgeons and surgery.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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