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William Harvey Born in England, 1578 Studied at Univ. of Pauda Discovered circulation of blood Disputed Galen’s theory on blood in body Died in 1657
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Education Son of Governor Thomas Harvey Attended Kings School in at Folkstone Studied art and medicine at Gonville and Caius College Attained physician training at Pauda, the leading European Medical School Student of Fabrici and Cremonini
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Discovery Was taught in school that blood flowed from the head over the same route, and remained still in the body William was very curious about the function of tiny flaps in heart and other vessels Investigated by operating on many live animals Presented his theory that blood circulates in the
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Unformatted text preview: body like a river with no end Said flap like structures were valves, prevented blood from flowing backwards Wrote about his views in De motu cordis Disputed Galens theory, who believed blood stood in body like the sea Criticized at first, but views were proven and accepted shortly Other Accomplishments Published all his theories in the heavily criticized Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus Waited 13 years after discovery to publish his works because they disputed Galen, no one had dared to dispute him before Was physician to both King James and King Charles...
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