The history of the theory of the circulation of the blood.

@article{Rampling2016TheHO,
  title={The history of the theory of the circulation of the blood.},
  author={Michael W. Rampling},
  journal={Clinical hemorheology and microcirculation},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={
          541-549
        }
}
  • M. Rampling
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Clinical hemorheology and microcirculation
An obvious candidate for the seminal event in the history of haemorheology is Harvey's presentation of the concept of the circulation of the blood. Prior to this, the ideas concerning the movement of blood were based, in Europe and Middle East, largely on the principles laid down by Galen, and these had been, in effect, dogma for nearly a millennium and a half. These principles were basically that blood is formed in the liver, thence it travels to the bodily organs and is consumed -hence there… Expand
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