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Abdominal lymph vessels. Dissection of the abdominal cavity showing lymphatic vessels (white) and nodes (lumps). These ones drain lymph fluid from the testicles, groin and other regions into the thoracic canal (top). The kidneys (brown) and iliac veins (blue) and arteries (red) are also shown. This anatomical artwork is plate 274 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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