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  • These small ramifications unite again into branches continually larger and larger, till they form two great tubes, called the venae cavae; which large veins are inserted into the right auricle of the heart; where a vein, termed the coronary vein of the heart, which returns the blood from the heart itself, also terminates.

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  • And there it was, large as three fists, venae cavae and aorta thicker than thumbs, a disembodied moose heart lying next to the vacuum sealer.


  • Cum autem fluxus cupiditatis Evam intravit, omnes venae eius in fluvium sanguinis apertae sunt.

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  • Amantium morbus ut pruritus solvitur, venae sectione et cucurbitulus.

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  • We then discoursed of the circulation of the blood, the valves in the veins, the venae lacteae, the lymphatic vessels, the Copernican hypothesis, the nature of comets and new stars, the satellites of


  • Cura a venae sectione per aures, unde semper steriles.

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  • Exuritur sanguis et venae obstruuntur, quibus obstructis prohibetur transitus Chili ad jecur, corrumpitur et in rugitus et flatus vertitur.

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  • Calefactio et ebullitio per venae incisionem, magis saepe incitatur et augetur, majore impetu humores per corpus discurrunt.

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  • Ventriculus et venae meseraicae concurrunt, quod hae partes obstructae sunt, &c.

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  • The tricuspid valves are placed, like gate-keepers, at the entrance into the ventricles from the venae cavae and pulmonary veins, lest the blood when most forcibly impelled should flow back.

    On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals


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