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From Adrien van der Spiegel's "De formatio foetu liber singularis", engraving, Pavia, 1626.
From Adrien van der Spiegel's "De formatio foetu liber singularis", showing a pregnant woman with the fetus and a quite correctly rendered placenta, made visible framed by the membranes in a form resembling a flower. Probably drawn by Edoardo Fialetti and engraved by Francesco Valesio, Pavia, 1626. Fruits of the work of Julius Casserius who was teacher of anatomy and surgery in Padua 1606-1616.
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