|Name Heinrich Wrisberg|
Fields Anatomy, Gynaecology
|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.
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.