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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 anatomical description of six porcupines and two hedge-hogs,   pp. 147-154 ff.


Page 154


4Te  Anotornical Defrription
miriie wit the bksud WhiCh g's into the Teflicle ; there being nothing to
oppoAc this relux, of wnich it is neceffary to fuppo{e the liberty into all
the
Arteries, whlich upon this account are deffitute of the Valves which are
fointd iin the Veins: and the cormpreffion that the  motion of Refipirati-
on  caulbs to all th. Vifcera, being a fufficient impulfive caufe for this
refiux.O
  ;Ai bot'i (i es of t6e Neck of the Bladder tltere were Pouchesof a Subflan-
c- p Ur ly (.lanli ous, partly Merniranous. They were very Yellow: Twas
a, 1! t'rld> che P r iJftx.  Fhe Pro#atvx were a little underneath, of
an extra-
o"s ,i~n y file, even asthe P.;raftati.
  III ile ┬▒rnle the -terus was compofed of aNeck and two Hones.
Tc ie ';e -'c .va) comp;fed of two Membranes: the external was thick and
Fli 1i,, tOe internal was thinne, Membranous, and Nervous.  The Hornes
u'erc uticqo Li, tile left benllT  eifer than the right, in which therv was
a
   rie Lungs had five Lobes, viz. three of a midde (ize at the right fidfe,
znnl t wt) on the lett, oate of which was greater and the other lefer than
all
tile relf.r  lis 11ctre one, whiclh the Cavitie of the -Mediafline incloed,
was
i *.wd at the end.  het Heart was almoft round. The right Auride was
t a led almi.t 3hac.. 'Lie left was whitifh.
   l, Glo;: I t tuce Es e exceeded not two lines indiarter: it had an in-L
te-nal 9_'Ji;Ad.  OW the t'-rec Hamours of the Eye there appeared only the
CrYjtlie, v lch fiL.ed up the whole Globe, without any appearance of the
Ai e ms or Vit enfos Humour. ltie Retina did immediately touch the Cryja/line,
aAi al it we .t: ,icK to it on that fide towards the bottom of the Eye, as
the
C( ;rn ed (.d c-,tver un .i touoc: it btfore. The Z&vea was all over
black, with-
(tUt rile T ? eet a; it :idA not hkewif make any fold on the fore-part to
forme
tlie 1. z j lo iLat tule Eye, when the lidds were open, did appear all Black,
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