Observation on venous blood circulation

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Historical Context Note

Girolamo Fabrici (1537-1619) studies leg veins and notices that they have valves which only allow blood to flow toward the heart.

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Editors. "Observation on venous blood circulation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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