The natural history of insensible perspiration: a forgotten doctrine of health and disease.

@article{Renbourn1960TheNH,
  title={The natural history of insensible perspiration: a forgotten doctrine of health and disease.},
  author={Edward Tobias Renbourn},
  journal={Medical history},
  year={1960},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          135-52
        }
}
Insensible Perspiration. Early Times to Renaissance MYSTICAL and religious beliefs have, from time immemorial, linked the life principle with air, breath and breathing; and in this may be the origin of the early conviction that not only the lungs but the whole body breathed in and out. The first clear declaration of such a dogma appears due to the Greek physician, Empedocles, who, from experiments with his clepsydra or water clock, concluded that as blood moved up and down the blood vessels, so… CONTINUE READING

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