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From source (in German): Venebild aus Harvey's Exercitatio

(Image of veins from Harvey's exercitatio)

Description William Harvey (1578-1657) Image from Harvey's Exercitatio, showing that the blood circulated. When a vein was blocked with a tourniquet, it swelled up, the blood unable to escape back towards the heart.
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Source Sigerist, Henry E. (1965) Große Ärzte, München, Deutschland: J.F. Lehmans Verlag (5. Auflage) (1. Auflage 1958) plate 26 p 120
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09:52, 13 August 2008 Thumbnail for version as of 09:52, 13 August 20081,293 × 901 (144 KB)Power.corrupts== Summary == From source (in German): Venebild aus Harvey's Exercitatio (Image of venes from Harvey's exercitatio) {{Information |Description= William Harvey ( 1578-1657) Image of venes from Harvey's exercitatio |Source= {{cite book | last = Sigeris

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