Corrections made to Galen's Work- Vesalius and Harvey

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  • Corrections to Galen's Work
    • Harvey
      • disproved Galen's idea that blood was used up as it moved around the body, but rather explained that blood circulated continuously around the body.
  • VESALIUS
    • Corrections to Galen's Work
      • Harvey
        • disproved Galen's idea that blood was used up as it moved around the body, but rather explained that blood circulated continuously around the body.
    • the lower jaw comprised of one bone, not two, as taught by Galen
    • 'The Fabric of the Human Body'
  • Galen claimed that the  liver was had 5 lobes, Vesalius, through human dissection, proved it only had 2
    • VESALIUS
      • the lower jaw comprised of one bone, not two, as taught by Galen
      • 'The Fabric of the Human Body'
  • proved the sternum was made of 3 parts, rather than seven, as Galen had found
    • disproved the idea that blood consisted of a mixture of blood and air.
      • research lead him to believe that the heart pumped blood around the body, rather that Galen's idea of the liver manufacturing blood

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