Heinrich August Wrisberg
Heinrich August Wrisberg (1739-1808)
|Born||20 June 1739
Sankt Andreasberg, Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg
|Died||29 March 1808 (aged 68)
Göttingen, Kingdom of Westphalia
|Fields||Anatomist and gynaecologist|
|Institutions||University of Göttingen|
|Alma mater||University of Göttingen|
|Doctoral students||Justus Christian Loder|
|Other notable students||Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland|
|Known for||Wrisberg cartilages
|Influences||Georg Gottlob Richter|
Heinrich August Wrisberg (20 June 1739 – 29 March 1808) was an anatomist. He also published under the Latinized version of his name as Henricus Augustus Wrisberg.
He obtained his MD in 1763 at the University of Göttingen with a thesis entitled: De Respiratione Prima Nervo Phrenico Et Calore Animali: Pavca Disserit Et Simvl Vicarias Anatomiam Profitendi Operas Ad Diem XXIV. Octobris Aperiendas Indicit.
There are two nerves known as the nerve of Wrisberg.
- "cartilage+of+Wrisberg - Definition from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary". Retrieved 2008-03-13.
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