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Fallopius, Gabriel (1523–1562)




Gabriel Fallopius
Also known as Fallopia, an Italian anatomist and a supporter of Vesalius. He carried out important work on many anatomical structures, and is best known for his descriptions of the Fallopian tubes. He was succeeded at Padua, where he taught, by Hieronymus Fabricius.


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