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Felix Plater - Research Article from Science and Its Times

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1536-1614

French physician who studied in Montpelier at the time of an outbreak of plague in his home-town. Although his diary narrates the adventures in procuring corpses and observations of executions, most secondary sources credit him with psychiatric insights. His De Corporis Humani Strucura et Usu is illustrated with 50 engraved plates that draw on the previous images of Pare and Vesalius.

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