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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 cormorant,   pp. 132 ff.


Page 132


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   The Explication of the Figure of the C 0 R M 0 R A N T.
JN the Lower Figure is observable the length of the Head, the fmalnefs of
     the Eye, and its oblique Situation, the crooked Figure of the Bill,
and
the extraordinary Stru&ure of the Feet which have the great Toe outwards,
and the others inwards, being all four webb'd together by Membranes.
                        In the Vpper Figure.
A B. Reprejents the Oefophagus blown up, and tied at the top.
B C. The Ventricle blown uip.
B. The place where the Oefophagus is Jtraitned to make the upper Orifice
of the
     Ventricle.
D E. The Afpera Arteria.
E. A knot made of a Bony Ring at the bottom of the Afpera Arteria.
F F. Two Mufitulous Ligaments which do faJten the Afpera Arteria with the
Blad-
    ders of the Lungs.
G. The Heart.
H. The right Lobe of the Liver.
I. The left Lobe.
K. The third Lobe, which is under the two others.
L. T'he Gall-Bladder.
M. The Pylorus.
N. A part or the Oefoplhagus, the injide of which is reprefented.
0. 'T;e Superiour Orificeof the Ventricle.
P. s part of the Ventricle whrich is Jecn on the ixfide.
q q. The Membranes of the Vcntricle cut affinder, the lnterizoir of which
is compo-
    fed of an infinite number of longijb Glands co'Ixglomeratcd, and whofe
points do
    niake the internal Saperftcies of the Ventricle rough like Chagrin.
0   t. Te Larynx.
Ry. j 7'ihT O1ivU
S 'T'. Th'e riglit Foot.
1T. 7Yhe Serr-ate or toothed Claw which is on the fecondt Toe.
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