The Significance of the Demonstration of the Harveyan Circulation by Experimental Tests

  title={The Significance of the Demonstration of the Harveyan Circulation by Experimental Tests},
  author={Henry Bayon},
  pages={443 - 453}
  • H. Bayon
  • Published 1 December 1941
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HY was the discovery of the circulation of the blood completed by an English physician and why was it deferred until the seventeenth century?" This cogent question was asked by SARTON (1937), p. 21, but there had already been many attempts to answer a somewhat similar query: "Was the circulation of the blood first recognized by WILLIAM HARVEY in London rather than by LEONARDO DA VINCI in Milan, MIGUEL SERVETO in Vienne, REALDO COLOMBO or ANDREA CESALPINO in Pisa?" The replies differ greatly… 
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