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Stomach. Food enters the stomach from the oesophagus (gullet, top right in Fig. Fig. Bottom left is a vertical section through the stomach at the position of the oesophagus. The vertical sections at bottom right is near the pylorus. This anatomical artwork is plate 23 from volume 5 (1839) of 'Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme' (1831-1854). This 8-volume anatomy atlas was produced by the French physician and anatomist Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849). The illustrations were by Nicolas-Henri Jacob (1781-1871).
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