Definition of Harvey, William in English:

Harvey, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Har¦vey
Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːvi
 
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( 1578–1657), English physician, discoverer of the circulation of the blood. In De Motu Cordis (1628) Harvey described the motion of the heart and concluded that the blood left through the arteries and returned to the heart through the veins after it had passed through the flesh.

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