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1739, Jun 201808, Mar 29
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. 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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