Experimenting with chymical bodies: Reinier de Graaf's investigations of the pancreas.

@article{Ragland2008ExperimentingWC,
  title={Experimenting with chymical bodies: Reinier de Graaf's investigations of the pancreas.},
  author={Evan R. Ragland},
  journal={Early science and medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          615-64
        }
}
  • Evan R. Ragland
  • Published 2008
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • Early science and medicine
In the late seventeenth century, traditions in anatomy and chymistry came together to ground new theoretical and experimental approaches to understanding the animal body. The researches of Dutch experimenters Reinier de Graaf and his mentor Franciscus Sylvius provide keen insight into the ways experiments were constructed, negotiated, and thought about by leading anatomists and physicians of the time. The objects and approaches de Graaf used in the laboratory--ligature, inflation, injection… Expand
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