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Between the ends of the arteries and the beginnings of the veins lies the part of the circulation which eluded William Harvey, who lacked the microscope but appreciated philosophically the existence of what came to be called capillaries. Marcello Malpighi supplied Harvey's missing link, and now his countryman Dr. Maggio provides information accumulated by the work of many investigators, together with original work of his own, to let us know that most of us have failed to pay enough attention to these vessels.
Microhemocirculation is defined as "the branch of angiology describing the circulation of blood in vascular channels 2-250
Microhemocirculation—Observable Variables and Their Biologic Control.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:219–220. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-64-1-219_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(1):219-220.
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