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Giulio Cesare Aranzi - bibliography

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Italian anatomist and surgeon, born 1529/1530, Bologna; died April 7, 1589, Bologna.


  • De humano foetu opusculum.
    Rome, 1564; Venice, 1571; Basel, 1579.
    32: De formato foetu. Bononiae, J. Rubrius, 1564.
  • De tumoribus secundum locus affectum. Bologna, 1571.
  • In Hippocrates librum de vulneribus capitis. Leiden, 1580.
  • Observationes anatomicae. Basel, 1579; Venice 1587. Thse works were published together in Venice in 1587:
  • De tumoribus prater naturam secundum locos affectus liber.
  • De humano foetu liber.
  • Anatomicarum observationum liber.

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