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Dissection of the abdomen of a pregnant woman expecting twins: the nude woman is shown seated on a bed, lifting two placentas to reveal the two foetuses. Woodcut, 1545.

Charles Estienne

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De dissect. partium ; A. Singuli foetus, quo-modo singula habeant involucra ; B. Rugae & modi circa meatum ab umbilico prodeuntem, & circa ipsius collum convulutum. Bears number: 276.

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Dissection of the abdomen of a pregnant woman expecting twins: the nude woman is shown seated on a bed, lifting two placentas to reveal the two foetuses. Woodcut, 1545. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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