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Vincent Alexander Bochdalek

Born  1801
Died  1883

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Cszech anatomist, born 1801; died February 3, 1883, Leitmeritz. Prag. His first name is also given as Vincenc and Vincenz.

Biography of Vincent Alexander Bochdalek

Vincenz Alexander Bochdalek obtained his doctorate in 1833 in Prague, where he was later professor of anatomy for several decades. He retired in 1874, settling in Leitmeritz. His son, Victor Bochdalek (1835-1868), became a prominent physician in his own right.


  • Anleitung zur praktischen Zergliederung des menschlichen Gehirns nebst einer anatomischen Beschreibung desselben mit besondererRücksicht auf das kleine Gehirn. 1833.
  • Neue Untersuchungen und genaue Würdigung der Nerven des Ober- und Unterkiefers.
    Medizinische Jahrbücher des kaiserlich-königlichen österreichischen Staates, Wien, 1836, 19: 223-240.
    (With the description of the Ganglion supramaxillare)

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