Fallopius


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Fallopius

(fəlō`pēəs), Ital. Gabriello or Gabriele Fallopio (gäbrēĕl`lō, gäbrēā`lā fäl-lō`pyō), 1523–62, Italian anatomist; pupil and successor of Andreas Vesalius and teacher of Hieronymous Fabricius at Padua. His important discoveries include the fallopian tubes, leading from uterus to ovaries. His collected works were published at Venice in 1584.
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But now I've mentioned what Fallopius gave to the world, I'm not about to labour the point.
13]), the responsibility is ours to make sure that the earlier views of Realdus Columbus and Gabriele Fallopius (both of whom anatomically "discovered" the clitoris), as well as the popularizations of Helkiah Crooke, Thomas Bartholin, Nicholas Culpepper, and Jane Sharp, make their way into the classroom.
This is the sheath or condom, first described by Gabriele Fallopius in the sixteenth century.
It happens that apart from Leonardo, who was Columbus' contemporary, and Fracastor, who was eight years old when Columbus set sail, all the great figures in medicine of the early Renaissance--Paracelsus, Vesalius, Fallopius, Pare--were born after 1492.
The sheath is invented by Gabriello Fallopius, Professor of Anatomy at the University of Padua, Italy, to protect against VD.