- English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
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- The mechanical contribution of atrial contraction to normal cardiac function was first described in the 17th century by William Harvey.
- Standing in the arcade on the side of the "quad" opposite the entrance, if one looks on the ceiling immediately above the capital of the second column to the left there is seen the stemma which appears as tailpiece to this chapter, put up by a young Englishman, William Harvey, who had been a student at Padua for four years. The Evolution of Modern Medicine
- In seventeenth century English physician William Harvey discovered the circulation of the blood.