IMAT 2014 Q24 [William Harvey]

William Harvey, who wrote the book commonly referred to as ‘De Motu Cordis’ is famous for his description:

A. of the interaction between antigens and antibodies.
B. of how blood plasma carries heat and urea as well as carbon dioxide.
C. of the different forms of blood cells and platelets.
D. of the circulation of the blood.
E. of how anaemia can be caused by a lack of iron.

William Harvey (April 1, 1578, Folkestone, Kent, England—June 3, 1657, London), was an English physician who was the first to discover entire blood circulation in the human body and to present experiments and reasons to support this theory.


Our answer is therefore D.