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Joshua Brookes.
Joshua Brookes.

Joshua Brookes (November 24, 1761 - January 10, 1833) was a British anatomist and naturalist. November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Greek anatome, from ana-temnein, to cut up), is the branch of biology that deals with the structure and organization of living things; thus there is animal anatomy (zootomy) and plant anatomy (phytonomy). ... Natural history is an umbrella term for what are now usually viewed as a number of distinct scientific disciplines. ...

He studied under John Hunter in London. He became a teacher of anatomy in London, and the founder of the Brookesian Museum of Comparative Anatomy. Engraving of John Hunter (1728 – 1793) taken from the original portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds, which is in the Royal College of Surgeons. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...

He became a member of the Royal Society in 1819. The premises of the Royal Society in London. ...



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