History of Medicine
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De formato foetu...
Frankfurt, 1631. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.
In Adriaan van Spiegel
The plates for Casserio’s theatrum anatomicum were printed after his death in works attributed to him and his pupil Adriaan van Spiegel. Here, a pregnant woman is dissected so that the flaps resemble petals of a flower, with the baby at the center.
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