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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 explanation of the figure of the porcupine and hedgehog,   p. 146


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146                    The Anatomical Defuiphon
  The Expidnation of the Figure of the Porcupine and Hedgehog.
T     HE E lower Figure reprefents the diflareaceof thefe two Species of
A-
        mals, which sc unfije-- not on1ly inthieirt4ize, but alfo in tbeir
pric-
kes, which are all 'of dne fort in the Hidge og, and muchv fhorer, in pro-
portionmto the Body, tlan in tie PoycmpiseX, hich-has great-and hard pric-~
kles cn the Back and: Flaucks, and w hich, on its Neck, Head, and fides of
its
jaws has only lbon, -firialP, and flexible Briftle.
                          T -the Vpper Figure.
A. Tke Ventricle of the Porcupine.
B. The I)uo,!num, wlhicbc may pa/s
  for a jfoirt/ Venni icic.
C. 7Thepreat Spleern.
D. The litle Sp~cen, which is fajined
  on the Ventricle hy its middle, and
  joyned by its lower ewd to the Iliun
  towards E.
E F G. The Illum.
H. 7%CXcuM.
I 1. The Colon'.
K. The ~xternal Ear like to that of a
  Man's.
L. One of the Porcupinesgreat Teeth,
  as big a the Life.
M  lAM. Ihe Paraftatx.
N N. T e Tef ticles of the Male-Por-
  cupine.
0 0. Ihe Proftat-r.
P. The Bladder.
q q. The Ligaments which do fajten
   Teficles, and pals into the I higks.
1'. 71e Epidid, mis naturally lepa-
  r.Ited from theC TeJlicle.
Q. A piece of the Skin which feem
  ed as it wrere Printed on the ibfide,
  /y rea/fn that it is wrinckled injmall
  (.avities Lozenge-wife.  Ti-ere isi
  liken-if' on'e of the Porcupine's pric-j
  Xles wkhich was left falned to tli5spiecel
  cfSkiw,  to JI ew how little dlyerert
  i!t is, kcnitvfi of' the fmallnefs of its
  rcot, n,/tC; pi enc tratt l not far into
  the Slin.
K,. OiEe of Ke t eQc  wbiSb n 'Here upon
  the Porcupine's Ramp.
S S. The Kidneys.
T. The right Succenturiatus immedi-
  Ately fianed to the Vena Cava A4
  Emulgens.
U. The left Succenturiatus immedi-
  ately fafned to the great Kidney,
  and by the means of 4 Veffel to the
  Emulgent.
X X. The two Cornua Uteri.
Y Y. The Tefficles of the Female
  Porcupine.
Z. The Bladder.
4 A. The troad Ligament of the Ute-
  rus.
r. TIhe left Succenturiatus cut in half.
A A. The 'efhicles of the Male-Hedg-
  Hog. inclofed within tbe lIly, as
  they commonly are in the Fema.es of
  other Animtals.
  x. The Epididymis.
~3 j. The Paraftatx.
, y. lThe Proftatx.
f e. Some flejhie Membranes which do
  jerve for (Cremafters.
A. A Tranfparent Membrane.
9. The Bladder.
( D. LMemlranes in the Male Hedg-
   Hog like the &Yoad Ligea;ments of the
   Utcr us. Tl ef' llembranes are thick
   and very diyfrrent from the Mem-
   brane  , n- lich 'isl raraJarent.
ni0 0. The Vafta Spermatica prxpa-
   rantia.
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The Anatomical Defirription
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