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Image Gallery: The Oddities of Human Anatomy

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Credit: Leipzig, 1872. Chromolithograph. National Library of Medicine.
A new science of human anatomy arose some 500 years ago, with imagery that was both informative and whimsical, surreal, beautiful and grotesque, according…Read More »





to the National Library of Medicine, whose exhibition "Dream Anatomy" reveals the amazing anatomical imagery.

Here, a cross-section from the atlas of anatomist Wilhelm Braune and artist C. Schmiedel.    Less «
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