Flashcards in Renaissance Medicine Deck (21):
What does the word ‘renaissance’ mean?
What ancient writings became popular again?
Greek and Roman
Name a famous artist from the period that drew
life like drawings of the body.
When was the printing press invented?
How did exploration (travel) help medicine in
What new machinery was developed?
What was the Royal Society committed to?
Who set up the society and ironic was also bleed
to death in this period?
King Charles II
What was the name of Vesalius’s book?
Fabric of the Human Body
When was Vesalius' book published?
What was the difference between Galen and
Galen was animals and Vesalius was humans.
What did Galen say about the jawbone?
It had 2 pieces
What did Vesalius prove about holes in the
There were none
How many parts did Vesalius prove the
3 not 7
Harvey’s book was published in 1628. What
was it about?
Circulation of blood
His experiments showed what about the
arteries and veins?
Arteries carry blood away from the heart and veins carry blood to the heart.
What did he discover allowed blood to only
flow in one direction?
When did the Great Plague hit London?
Give an example of continuity in the way it was
Give an example of change in the way it was
- Killed cats and dogs