TITLE

Galen (AD 129-200) of Pergamun: anatomist and experimental physiologist

AUTHOR(S)
Dunn, P.M.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2003, Vol. 88 Issue 5, pF441
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Galen was a brilliant anatomist and pioneer of experimental physiology. His many important discoveries exerted a profound influence on medicine during the next 1400 years. However, his wish to solve all the problems of health and disease led him to speculate and draw mistaken conclusions which were widely believed until after the Renaissance.
ACCESSION #
12885585

 

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