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Female reproductive system, 19th century artwork. At centre is the rectum, the last part of the large intestine. Above it is the uterus, or womb. Either side of the centre of the uterus are the fallopian tubes, or oviducts, which terminate at the ovaries. Above the uterus is the bladder. This anatomical artwork is plate 64 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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