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On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals (Great Minds Series)

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William Harvey (1578-1657) was a rebel in medical science: Contrary to contemporary practice, he began his epoch-making investigation into the action of the heart and the blood's circulation by minutely observing their action in live animals and by a lengthy series of dissections, rather than by mere reliance on the anatomical lessons of ancient medicine and philosophy. "On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals", including explanations of heart valves and arterial pulse, stands as a triumph of true scientific inquiry, and is still regarded as one of the greatest discoveries in physiology.

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ISBN:
9780879758547
Author:
Harvey, William C.
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Author:
Harvey, William C.
Location:
Buffalo, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Heart
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Cardiovascular system
Subject:
Blood
Subject:
Heart -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Blood -- Circulation -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
SCIENCE / Biology
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Great Minds Series
Series Volume:
75-4
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
91
Dimensions:
8.26x5.46x.22 in. .26 lbs.

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