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Date

1851


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    Surgical anatomy. By Joseph Maclise, surgeon. Fasciculus 1. Irrupta tenet copula: medicinâ literis. Bears caduceus-device: a winged staff entwined by two snakes and Latin inscription. Inscription means "It holds with an unbroken union: medicine [and] literature", the left snake representing medicine and the right one representing literature.



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