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Falloppius gabriele

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Falloppius, Gabriele

(Science: person) B. Modena, Italy, 1523. Educated for the Church. Studied medicine at Ferrara and Later at Pisa. In 1551 succeeded Columbus as professor of anatomy and surgery in Padua and also occupied the Chair of botany. Made many important discoveries, one of them being that of the bony labyrinth of the ear. Added much to the knowledge of the reproductive system. D. Padua, Oct. 9th, 1563. (By Cole et al. Date of death is given as 1562.)

aqueduct of Falloppius - the canal for the facial nerve in the temporal bone.

Falloppian tubes - tubae uterinae.

Lived: 1523-1563.