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Leonardo on the Human Body [NOOK Book]

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Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses — still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered. With 215 plates, including studies of the osteological, myological, nervous, respiratory, alimentary, and genito-urinary system, this treasury will be admired by artists and scientists alike.
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Leonardo on the Human Body

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Overview


Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses — still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered. With 215 plates, including studies of the osteological, myological, nervous, respiratory, alimentary, and genito-urinary system, this treasury will be admired by artists and scientists alike.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486319278
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/26/2013
  • Series: Dover Fine Art, History of Art
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 506
  • Sales rank: 1,183,382
  • File size: 36 MB
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Table of Contents

introduction
anatomical illustration before Leonardo
life of Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo's anatomical achievements
plans for the anatomical treatise
illustrations
OSTEOLOGICAL SYSTEM
plate
1 the skelton
2 the vertebral column
3 the skull: anterior view
4-5 the skull: lateral view
6 the skull: interior view
7 the skull: interior view and sagittal suture
8-9 the upper extremity
10 representation of the hand
11-13 the lower extremity
MYOLOGICAL SYSTEM
14-32 myology of trunk
33-39 myology of head and neck
40-50 myology of shoulder region
51-57 myology of upper extremity
58-80 myology of lower extremity
COMPARATIVE ANATOMY
81-85 comparative anatomy
86-88 heart: superficial view
89-106 ventricles of the heart
107-115 aortic pulmonary valves
116-141 cardiovascular system
NERVOUS SYSTEM
142-149 central nervous system and cranial nerves
150 peripheral nerves: intercostal
151-158 peripheral nerves: upper extremity
159-168 peripheral nerves: lower extremity
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
169-179 respiratory system
ALIMENTARY SYSTEM
180-189 alimentary system
GENITO-URINARY SYSTEM
190-207 genito-urinary system
EMBRYOLOGY
208-215 EMBRYOLOGY
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