Reference Entry

Harvey, William (1578-1657), physician and discoverer of the circulation of the blood

Roger French

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Education, marriage, and early career | Discovery of the circulation of the blood | The De motu cordis | Reactions | Court business | De generatione animalium | Last days and reputation

Reference Entry.  4929 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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