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Female Anatomists and their Biographical Sketches

Artineh Hayrapetian, Peter Oakes, Fred Bertino, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Margaret Wood Balch, Anthony D’Antoni, Marios Loukas, R. Shane Tubbs


The rich history of the anatomical sciences has been male-dominated for various reasons. However, substantial contributions from various female anatomists have bolstered our field. Herein, a selected list of 11 female anatomists, from Europe and North America, important in the annals of morphological study is presented. Such women have helped alongside their male counterparts to advance the study of the human form. 

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