Iecur fons venarum, the liver as the source of the veins, remained through the centuries the watchword of the galenic physiology.
What is the secret of the vitality of these galenic biological conceptions?
The rete mirabile is an interesting survival of galenic anatomy.
This we see particularly in a galenic writer such as Riverius.
These three curative measures followed the best galenic technique: releasing corrupting humors from the body.