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Perrault, Claude, 1613-1688 / Memoir's for a natural history of animals : containing the anatomical descriptions of several creatures dissected by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris
(1688)

The explication of the figure of the barbary cow,   pp. 126 ff.


Page 126


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        The Explication of the Figure of the Barbary Cow.
T  ; H E lower Figure is to difcover the extraordinary length of the Head,
T        the fituation of the Eyes which are very high, the winding of the
Horns, the length of the Neck, the Bunch which the Shoulders do form  on
the Back, that which is at the Sternum as in the Camel, the fmallnefs of
the
Tail, and other particularities which do render the Figure of the Animal
dif-
ferent from the ordinary Cow.
                          In  the Vpper Figure.
A- Isthe g    e.\ c ntri; ;Ic.
B B B. The three other V aUriflici.
C C. The Origine of the Epiploon.
1) D. The Pancreas.
E. A part of the Afpera Arteria in its natural bignefs.
     The AMembranox part of the. Afpera Arteria on which the Oefopliagus
lies,
     and whic" is towards the Vertebra of the Neck.,
e e e e. T e Extremities of the half .Rings of 3 the AMOera Arteria flatted
and. in-
    lrged, maeking 4s it were the Wing; whido cover the Extremitys ofthe
other
    ha',f Rzgs which are underneath, and are reprefexted by f f f.
g gf The hollow and Cbanellated part of the half Rings.
F F. The Liver.
G. Thle GaU-Bladder.
1'. 7 he T. unck of the Vena Porta faftned to the Liver.
H. -I/f of the Txtock of te: Vena Portai loofed from the Liver, to diJeover
its
    interiour fJrface.
I L PiTe holes of the branches of the Vena Porta which do enter into the
Sebjfance
     of the Liver, with the Valves which do h4lf Jhut them.
K. The Head feen izn another Afpecl than that of th-e lower Fsgure, to reprefent
the
     particlarwinding of the Horns.,
L L L: L L. The flve fm al├čl Les of the L  ungs.
M  M. The two greAt Lobes. . .
n. The Liegament wich fens tbe two greitLobes to one Awher.
T H .


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