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Turtle anatomy, 18th century. This illustration is from 'Osteographia, or the Anatomy of the bones' (London, 1733) by English surgeon and anatomist William Cheselden (1688-1752). It was the first full and accurate description of the anatomy of the human skeletal system, but also included drawings and descriptions of other animal skeletons and bones.
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