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
The explication of the figure of the eagle, pp. 182 ff.
182 Tbe Explication of the Figure of the Eagle. He lower Figure reprefents only one of the Eagles which are here T defcraL-)cd, becaufe that they were almofl all alike. The main and principal difference was in the Fcathers of the Neck, which were compof- ed only of a very long and firjooth down in the Male; whereas in the Fe- males they were litke Scales. It muff be likewife obferved, that the great- nets of the Claw of the hinder Foot could not be reprefented fuch as it would appear, if thefe Claws were not hid, as they necefarily are by the Bough on which the Eagle is perched. In the Vpper Figure. adz. The Trunk of the Vena Porta. B. The Aeck ol tine Gall- Bladder. C. The Dudaus Cyflicus. D. The Duclus Hepaticus. E. The Spleen. F. The Pancreas. G G G. The Branches of the Vena Porta and Ctsliaca Axteria, which go to the Spleen and Intefines. 1 2 3. T!he three Dudus Pancreatici. H. 1 he Aflera Arteria. I. i he Oe'bphagus blown up. K. A giandulous body fajiened to the uppcr part of the Oecopbagus. L. The Ventricle. M. The Spleen. N. Thne Branches which are di/Iribated to the Spleen and Intefines. 0. The Pancreas. P. li;e T ongue as 1igg as the Life. I 'hc Eyes. it. One of the Feathers of the Breaff which is compofrd only of Threads like Down, and which has two Stems live t.wo Branches which proceed from a third, which is as it were the Trunk. S. T7he Mc-dulla Spinalis divided andf/parated as it were into two Branches which afterwardsjopned regain. '1 T1 V X. '1 he fame Mlarronw cut through, to he lv how the two parts T T, whic 5 divide in t'!;o the Truink of tie Marrow on the fore-fide, are joyned together at the hinder part e, to form the Cavitie V. Y Y. Two fra/l Appendices which f ip~y the place of the Cxcum, having on the conide a very fini/lCavitie. THE
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