The cardiovascular system, as understood in antiquity

<p>Cardiovascular concepts in antiquity were primitive up to the early 5th century BC, when Greek philosopher-physicians like Empedocles and Diogenes divorced human physiology from its previous magico-religious base in order to find answers in the natural sciences. The heart was not initially...

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Main Authors: Louise Cilliers, François Retief
Format: Article
Published: AOSIS 2007-09-01
Series:South African Journal of Science and Technology
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