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William Harvey

Definitions of William Harvey
  1. noun
    English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    synonyms: Harvey
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    Dr., MD, doc, doctor, medico, physician
    a licensed medical practitioner
    scientist
    a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
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