- Tour the body through Andreas
Vesalius' nudes of 1543. Since early
anatomists described the normative body as male, most body parts are explained
there. Click on the woman to explore which parts were given explanations
specific to her sex. What is common to male and female? What
Click on the appropriate body part to find out more
about it. HINT:
For nerves, muscles, arteries and veins, and the skeleton, look at the body.
Where would you click?
- Stomach, Colon, and Intestines
- Liver, Spleen, and Gall Bladder
- Arteries and Veins
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