• Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680) Dutch naturalist.

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    FOT1022752
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    3000 x 1786 px
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    254 x 151 mm
    10.0 x 6.0 in
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    Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680) Dutch naturalist. Swammerdam's observations on the contraction of muscle. V: Dissected muscle with nerve attached (nerve-muscle preparation). VI: Nerve-muscle preparation in glass tube, tendons attached to pins. When nerve pinched, the muscle contracts and fills VIII: Nerve-muscle preparation in glass tube, one end closed with a cork, the other having narrow tube with water droplet at e. Nerve pulled by thread c. IX: Similar to VIII. Engraving from Biblia Naturae by Jan Swammerdam (1737-1738).
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    Samuel Corbyn-Manning
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    World History Archive
    Date Taken
    1738
    Uploaded on
    2012-11-09
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    World History Archive
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    Heritage
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    History
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