61.9 MB (4.6 MB compressed)
4302 x 5029 pixels
36.3 x 42.7 cm ⏐ 14.3 x 16.8 in (300dpi)
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Human Head. Computer-enhanced historical artwork of the right side of the human head, with it's nerves and blood vessels. The face is at right with the red muscles of the mouth and eyes clearly visible. Blood vessels are red and nerves are white. The organs of the face have separate nerves leading from the brain, for example the optic nerve of the eye. Different areas of the skin covering the head are also supplied by different nerves. For example, the mandibular nerve supplies the lower mouth, chin and side of face. Drawing by the famous Italian anatomist Paolo Mascagni (1755-1815).
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