[The formation of scientific anatomy in Europe of XVII century: to the 375th anniversary of Nicolas Steno (1638-1686)].

Problemy sotsial'noi gigieny, zdravookhraneniia i istorii meditsiny / NII sotsial'noi gigieny, ekonomiki i upravleniia zdravookhraneniem im. N.A. Semashko RAMN ; AO "Assotsiatsiia 'Meditsinskaia literatura'."

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Jmurkin VP, Chalova VV. [The formation of scientific anatomy in Europe of XVII century: to the 375th anniversary of Nicolas Steno (1638-1686)]. Probl Sotsialnoi Gig Zdravookhranenniiai Istor Med. 2014;(1):47-53.
The article, on the biography basis, systematizes the scientific directions in the activity of Nicolas Steno as one of leading creators of first scientific revolution in medicine (XVII century) which overwhelmed anatomical physiological Galen concept. The works of Nicolas Steno considering anatomy of excretory glands, cardiac and skeletal muscles and brain white substance are presented in the context of antecedent development of anatomy, content of anatomical physiological Galen concept and in interrelationship with underlying works of number European anatomist of XVII century (William Harvey, Thomas Bartholin, Jan Swammerdam, Marcello Malpighi, Willis, etc.).