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15 Cards in this Set

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Father of Medicine
Leonardo da Vinci
Studied and recorded the anatomy of the human body
Wlliam Harvey
Described the circulation of the blood and the pumping of the heart.
Gabriele Fallopius
Discovered the Fallopian tubes of the female body through which the egg travels to the uterus.
Bartolommeo Eustachius
Discovered the tube leading from the ear to the throat.
Anton von Leeuwenhoek
Invented the microscope. Established that there is life smaller than the eye could see.
Rene Laennec
Invented the stethoscope.
Joseph Priestly
Discovered the element oxygen.
Carbonation/bubbles in sodas.
Plants refresh the air.
Benjamin Franklin
Discovered bi-focals.
Discovered colds are transmitted from person to person.
Edward Jenner
Discovered the method of vaccination for smallpox.
Ignaz Semmelweis
Dicovered the cause of child bed fever (puerperal fever)
Discovered the importance of handwashing to prevent the spread of disease.
Louis Pasteur
Heating milk prevented the growth of bacteria-Pasteurization.
Joseph Lister
First doctor recorded that used an antiseptic during surgery.
Used carbolic acid in wounds to kill germs.
Ernest von Bergmann
Developed asepsis (a sterile condition, free from germs)
Robert Koch
Father of microbiology.
Introduced the importance of cleanliness and sanitation in the prevention of the spread of disease.