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Harvey's book on the motion of the heart and the blood in animals, this
image is from the Royal College of Physicians in London.
1628, Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus (An Anatomical Study of the Motion of the Heart and of the Blood
in Animals), in which he describes the circulatory system. This is really a
book on cardiovascular physiology.
1651, Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium (Essays on the Generation of
Animals), is considered the basis of embryology.
Adrian P. Ireland