9780486688275

The Anatomical Exercises De Motu Cordis and De Circulatione Sanguinis in English Translation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486688275

  • ISBN10:

    0486688275

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-05-22
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Fascinating account, long a classic of science, of how Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood came into being long admired as a model of accurate observation, careful experimentation and notation, and logical deduction. Reproduces the English translation made during Harvey's lifetime.

Table of Contents

DE MOTU CORDIS
  Dedication to King Charles
  Dedication to Dr. Argent
  Index of the chapters
  The Proeme
  Anatomical Exercises concerning the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Living Creatures
DE CIRCULATIONE SANGUINIS
  "Two Anatomical Exercitations concerning the Circulation of the Blood, to John Riolan, the Son "
    The first Anatomical Exercitation
    Another Exercitation
ADDITIONS BY THE EDITOR
  Bibliographical postscript
  Textual notes
ILLUSTRATION
  Four figures illustrating the valves in the veins of the forearm engraved by C. Sigrist after a drawing by Stephen Gooden

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