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Anatomical Illustration Of A Pregnant
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Anatomical illustration of a pregnant female figure with her abdomen and chest opened to reveal the internal organs and a fetus is in her uterus. She holds a plant that may symbolize female genitalia. Surrounding the figure are images individual organs top, two hearts; lower right, lungs; lower left image is labeled as the opening of the vagina. From a Persian translation of an Arabic medical book, ca. 18th century. The image draws upon Indian and early-modern sources. The image employs the European device of depicting animated partially-dissected bodies holding up body parts.
December 5th, 2011
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