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Placenta and decidua

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Title

Placenta and decidua

Subject

Pregnancy
Placenta--anatomy & histology
Decidua--anatomy & histology
Book Illustrations

Description

J.V. Rymsdyke delin.; Menil sculp.
Anatomical diagram of the placenta and decidua in 4 figures.
Picture caption: Ab eodem Cadavere. Fig. I. Placenta Fundo et posticae Uteri parti adhaerescens; Substantia ejus spongiosa injecta per vasa uterina cera tugescit. Fig. II .Portio aliqua Placentae transversim secta, ut substantia ejus spongiosa appareret, ejusdemque cera adimpletae crassities. Fig. III. Sistit Arterias. Fig IV. Venas illius partis membranae Deciduae, quae parietem Uteri anteriorem investiverat.
Title supplied by cataloger.

Creator

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788
Menil

Source

Anatomia uteri humani gravidi, or The anatomy of the human gravid uterus by William Hunter was first published in 1774. It's 34 illustrations of the gravid uterus were printed life-sized from drawings primarily by Jan van Rymsdyk and engraved on copperplate by a number of individuals.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1774

Identifier

Z_514.pl24

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

58 x 42 cm

Citation

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Menil, “Placenta and decidua,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2350.