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Head and chest arteries. Superficial arteries (red) of the chest, neck and head, which are visible when the skin and muscle fascia are removed. The scalp of the head has a large number of blood vessels. In the chest, the major blood vessels are located deeper in the body, below layers of muscle. This anatomical artwork is plate 217 from volume 4 of 'Manuel d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain' (1825). This 5-volume anatomy atlas was produced by French physician and surgeon Jules Germain Cloquet (1790-1883). The illustrations were by Haincelin. Volume 4 illustrated the anatomy of the circulatory and respiratory systems.
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