A HISTORY OF FEMALE ANATOMY
According to humoral theory, women had many of the same sex organs yet a very different complexion than men. Men were hot and dry, indicating the perfection and nobility of their bodies. By contrast, women were cold and wet, indicating the imperfection of their bodies.
Which features of female anatomy were considered to be different? Click on the following different body parts to see what early anatomists said about them:
To find about female medical practitioners during the Middle Ages and Renaissance CLICK HERE
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