Harvey, William


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Harvey, William

(hăr′vē)
British physician, 1578–1657, who described the circulation of the blood.
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Harvey, William

(1578–1657) English physician who discovered the mechanism of the human blood circulation, in which blood flows away from the heart in arteries and towards the heart in veins.
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Harvey,

William, English physician, 1578-1657.
Harvey sign - related to venous refill.
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