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70 2582 Medicine Pecquet J
70/2582 [Medicine]. Pecquet, J. Nova Experimenta Anatomica, quibus hactenus Chyli receptaculum, & ab eo per Thoracem in ramos usque Subclavios Vasa Lactea deteguntur. Ejusdem Dissertatio Anatomica, de Circulatione Sanguinis, & Chyli Motu. Harderwijk, J. Tollius, 1651(?) (juxta exemplar Parisiis impressum), (22),204p., 5 engr. plates, contemp. gilt calf, 12mo.

- Old owner's entry on title-p. and first free endpaper. Joints splitting; foot of spine sl. chipped.

= BMN I, p.92; Wellcome IV, p.325; Garrison/ Morton 1095 (ed. Paris, 1651). "Pecquet discovered the thoracic duct in dogs and its relation to the lacteals. Using a dog that was digesting, he described the thoracic duct, its entry into the subclavean veins, and the receptaculum chyli or chyle reservoir" (Garrison/ Morton). Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.

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