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Veins of the stomach. Abdominal dissection showing the veins (blue) of the stomach (centre) and the greater omentum (lower centre, yellow). The latter is a fold of visceral peritoneum attached to the stomach. At top is the raised liver (brown), the gall bladder (green), and part of the portal vein (blue). This anatomical artwork is plate 250 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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