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

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

by William C. Harvey
     
 


Classic of science reports how Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood came into being. Reproduces the English translation made during Harvey's lifetime.
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Classic of science reports how Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood came into being. Reproduces the English translation made during Harvey's lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486688275
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/04/1995
Edition description:
Dover ed
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.50(d)

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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