Medical research

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Medical research

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Galen medicine

Medical research

Humorism

The method

Galen’s theories were only gradually overthrown, in anatomy by Andreas Vesalius, in the circulation of the blood by William Harvey, and in pathology by Rudolf Virchow. The practice of bloodletting persisted into the nineteeth century.

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