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Franz Ludwig Fick

Franz Ludwig Fick German antomist

German antomist
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Intro German antomist
Countries Germany
Occupations Anatomist Professor Educator
Gender male
Birth 18 May 1813 (Erlangen)
Death 31 December 1858 (Marburg)
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Family
Siblings: Adolf Eugen Fick
Children: Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick
Education University of Marburg
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Biography

Franz Ludwick Fick (18 May 1813 – 31 December 1858) was a professor of anatomy at the University of Marburg.

Education

In 1835, he received his MD under Bünger from the University of Marburg.

Career

Fick studied the developmental mechanics of bone growth, especially of the skull. He invented the cerebral phantom - an openable paper model showing the various parts of the brain that became the prototype of openable figures in medical texts. Fick wrote texts on human anatomy and pathology. He studied the mechanism of vision and the function of the retina. He investigated the function and performance of the taste buds and described the anatomy of elephant's ears.

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http://publicus.culture.hu-berlin.de/sammlungen/personendb.php?id=pp&pdsn=127
http://web.uni-marburg.de/anatomie/lehre/GdM/anatomie/pages/_geschichte.html
http://www.genealogy.ams.org/id.php?id=128929
http://isni.org/isni/0000000109699370
http://www.vias.org/encyclopedia/bio_fick.html
https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=JmUJAj5LSY4C
https://www.idref.fr/119730316
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2014044344
https://d-nb.info/gnd/116489774
https://authority.bibsys.no/authority/rest/authorities/html/2045314
https://viaf.org/viaf/192292600
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