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Heinrich August Wrisberg

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Nationality  German
Residence  Germany
Name  Heinrich Wrisberg
Fields  Anatomy, Gynaecology

Heinrich August Wrisberg
Institutions  University of Gottingen
Alma mater  University of Gottingen
Other notable students  Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland
Known for  Wrisberg cartilages Wrisberg ganglion
Died  March 29, 1808, Gottingen, Germany
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Doctoral students  Justus Christian Loder
Education  University of Gottingen
Influenced by  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.


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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.


He was a professor of medicine and obstetrics. Wrisberg studied the sympathetic nervous system and described the Wrisberg ganglion of the cardiac plexus. He also wrote a text on hernias.

The cuneiform cartilages are sometimes called the "Wrisberg cartilages".

There are two nerves known as the nerve of Wrisberg.


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