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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 356 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GASPARO TAGLIACOZZI (1546-1599), Italian surgeon, was born at Bologna in 1546, and studied at that university under Cardan, taking his degree in philosophy and medicine at the age of twenty-four. He was appointed professor of surgery and afterwards of anatomy, and achieved notoriety at least, and the fame of a wonder-worker. He died at Bologna on the 7th of November 1599. His principal work is entitled De Curtorum Chirurgia per Insitionem Libri Duo (Venice, 1597, fol.,; it was reprinted in the following year under the title of Chirurgia Nova de Narium, Aurium, Labiorumque Defectu per Insitionem Cutis ex Humero, arte hactenus omnibus ignota, sarciendo (Frankfort, 1598, 8vo).
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