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Here is a book to delight the heart of the bibliophile, a facsimile edition of this comparatively little known work with an introduction, translation and notes by one who knew what he was about. The valves in the veins had been noted before but no one had paid much attention so that Fabricius deserves the credit of putting them before the profession. Among his many students in anatomy was William Harvey; the valves in the veins set him thinking and the result was his discovery of the circulation of the blood. It is a well planned book containing a biography
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Die Venarum Ostiolis, 1603, of Hieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente (1533?-1619).. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1150. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-9-1150_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(9):1150.
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