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Mechanism, experiment, disease : Marcello Malpighi and seventeenth-century anatomy / Domenico Bertoloni Meli.

Author/creator Bertoloni Meli, Domenico
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBaltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Descriptionxii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The new anatomy, the lungs, and respiration -- Epidemic fevers and the challenge to Galenism -- The anatomy of the brain and of the sensory organs -- The glandular structure of the viscera -- Fat, blood, and the body's organization -- The structure of glands and the problem of secretion -- The challenge of insects -- Generation and the formation of the chick in the egg -- The anatomy of plants -- The fortunes of Malpighi's mechanistic anatomy -- From the new anatomy to pathology and therapy -- Medical consultations.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2010023458
ISBN9780801899034 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0801899036 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN9780801899041 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0801899044 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard identifier# 40019295585

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