Mechanism, experiment, disease : Marcello Malpighi and seventeenth-century anatomy (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Mechanism, experiment, disease : Marcello Malpighi and seventeenth-century anatomy

Author: Domenico Bertoloni Meli
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bertoloni Meli's critical study of this key figure and the works of his contemporaries-including Borelli, Swammerdam, Redi, and Ruysch-opens a wonderful window onto the scientific and medical worlds  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Marcello Malpighi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Domenico Bertoloni Meli
ISBN: 080189980X 9780801899805
OCLC Number: 806325380
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 439 p. :) : ill
Contents: The new anatomy, the lungs, and respiration --
Epidemic fevers and the challenge to Galenism --
The anatomy of the brain and of the sensory organs --
The glandular structure of the viscera --
Fat, blood, and the body's organization --
The structure of glands and the problem of secretion --
The challenge of insects --
Generation and the formation of the chick in the egg --
The anatomy of plants --
The fortunes of Malpighi's mechanistic anatomy --
From the new anatomy to pathology and therapy --
Medical consultations.
Responsibility: Domenico Bertoloni Meli.

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The strength of Meli's work lies in his attention to detail in highly complex Latin works, and in his sensitivity to unpublished work, correspondence, diaries, and above all, to the technologies of Read more...

 
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