Leonardo Botallo, De Via Sanguinis

MariaCarla Gadebusch Bondio

Abstract


This article deals with the work of the seventeenth century anatomist Cecilio Folli who, between 1639 and 1645, republished a treatise by L. Botallo on the foramen ovale. Both Folli and Botallo, following Aristotelian philosophy, advocated the thesis that this anatomical structure did not disappear in adults.

 

Key words: Leonardo Botallo - De Via Sanguinis - Blood History


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