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The works of William Harvey

Author: William Harvey; Robert Willis
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989.
Series: Classics in medicine and biology series.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harvey, William, 1578-1657.
Works of William Harvey.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989
(DLC) 88028081
(OCoLC)18557547
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Harvey; Robert Willis
ISBN: 9780812208627 0812208625
OCLC Number: 582535142
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (28, xcvi, 624 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; TABLE OF CONTENTS.; Preface; Life of William Harvey; Last Will and Testament of William Harvey; AN ANATOMICAL DISQUISITION ON THE MOTION OF THE HEART AND BLOOD IN ANIMALS.; Dedication; Introduction; CHAPTER I. The author's motives for writing; CHAPTER II. Of the Motions of the Heart, as seen in the Dissection of Living Animals; CHAPTER III. Of the Motions of Arteries, as seen in the Dissection of Living Animals; CHAPTER IV. Of the Motion of the Heart and its Auricles, as seen in the Bodies of Living Animals; CHAPTER V. Of the Motion, Action, and Office of the Heart. CHAPTER VI. Of the Course by which the Blood is carried from the Vena Cava into the Arteries, or from the Right into the Left Ventricle of the HeartCHAPTER VII. The Blood percolates the Substance of the Lungs from the Right Ventricle of the Heart into the Pulmonary Veins and Left Ventricle; CHAPTER VIII. Of the Quantity of Blood passing through the Heart from the Veins to the Arteries; and of the Circular Motion of the Blood; CHAPTER IX. That there is a Circulation of the Blood is confirmed from the first proposition. CHAPTER X. The First Position: of the Quantity of Blood passing from the Veins to the Arteries. And that there is a Circuit of the Blood, freed from objections, and farther confirmed by ExperimentCHAPTER XI. The Second Position is demonstrated; CHAPTER XII. That there is a Circulation of the Blood is shown from the Second Position demonstrated; CHAPTER XIII. The Third Position is confirmed: and the Circulation of the Blood is demonstrated from it; CHAPTER XIV. Conclusion of the Demonstration of the Circulation; CHAPTER XV. The Circulation of the Blood is further confirmed by probable reasons. CHAPTER XVI. The Circulation of the Blood is further proved from certain consequencesCHAPTER XVII. The Motion and Circulation of the Blood are confirmed from the particulars apparent in the Structure of the Heart, and from those things which Dissection unfolds; THE FIRST ANATOMICAL DISQUISITION ON THE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD, ADDRESSED TO JOHN RIOLAN; A SECOND DISQUISITION TO JOHN RIOLAN; IN WHICH MANY OBJECTIONS TO THE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD ARE REFUTED; ANATOMICAL EXERCISES ON THE GENERATION OF ANIMALS ; TO WHICH ARE ADDED, ESSAYS ON PARTURITION. ON THE MEMBRANES, AND FLUIDS OF THE UTERUS AND ON CONCEPTION.; Dedication; Introduction; Of the manner and order of acquiring Knowledge; Of the same matters, according to Aristotle; Of the method to be pursued in studying Generation; ON ANIMAL GENERATION.; Wherefore we begin with the history of the hen's egg; Of the seat of generation; Of the upper part of the hen's uterus, or the ovary; Of the infundibulum; Of the external portion of the uterus of the common fowl; Of the uterus of the fowl; Of the abdomen of the common fowl and of other birds.
Series Title: Classics in medicine and biology series.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated by Robert Willis ; introduction by Arthur C. Guyton.

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