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On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals - 93 edition

On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals (ISBN10: 0879758546; ISBN13: 9780879758547)
ISBN13: 978-0879758547
ISBN10: 0879758546

Summary: 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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Summary: 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Year Published: 1993
International: No



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