Andreas Vesalius Quizzes & Trivia

This was not really his name but he did have a huge contribution in the development of anatomy. Andreas Vesalius has written what many consider to be the most influential book in human anatomy and he has managed to draw the attention of every scientist in his day. But there are many more things about Vesalius that are not so well-known. Maybe you could enlighten us by looking at a couple of questions.

Andreas Vesalius was an anatomist, physician and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, named what? Vesalius is often referred to as the founder of what? Andreas Vesalius is a Latinized form, but what was his real name? You think these were too easy? Wait until you see what else we have in store for you.


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    What is Andreas Vesalius' common nickname?



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    When was he born?



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    What did Vesalius write his pamphlet about?




Andreas Vesalius Questions and Answers


  • What is Andreas Vesalius' common nickname?
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  • Vesalius did not receive criticism from his new experiments.
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  • Vesalius preferred what method of teaching?
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  • When was he born?
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  • What was his occupation?
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  • In 1538, what did he publish a letter on?
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  • What did Vesalius write his pamphlet about?
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  • Where did Vesalius go to college?
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  • Which animal did Vesalius discover does not have the same anatomy of a human?
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