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who is considered to be the "father of medicine"?
What was Hippocrates take on diseases and illnesses?
That they were not attributed to gods or demons but to natural causes.
What was Aristotle's view on disease?
They could have supernatural causes (called theologi) or natual causes (called physiologi)
What was the book that Aristotle wrote?
Of the Parts of Animals...had an idea for how life was built on a smaller variety of simple components
Who wrote the most noteworthy textbook for the ancient era?
Claudius Galan
What famous medical person lived from c. 460-375 BCE?
What famous medical person lived from 384-322 BCE?
Who lived from 129-199?
Claudius Galen
Who lived from 1514-1564?
What is Vesalius famous for?
He broke the chain of "just watching the student dissect cadavers." He took part in demonstrations and pointed out that much of Galen's illustrations were wrong. He also wrote De Humani Corporis Fabrica (On the Structure of the Human Body).
What is William Harvey famous for?
Publishing a book about blood circulation and the heart (De otu Cordis...On the Motion of the Heart). It was his theory about how the blood circulated throughout the body.
What famous guy lived from1578-1657?
William Harvey
Who lived from 1635-1703?
Robert Hooke
What is Robert Hooke famous for?
inventing the modern microscope and seeing and naming cells. He called htem "cellulae". He also published the first book on Microbiology, "Micrographia, in 1665
What did Antony van Leeuwenhoek do?
invented a simle microscope- magnified 200 times. Discovered microorganisms and named then "animalcules."