Illustrations of Dissections in a Series of Original Colored Plates; The Size of Life, Representing the Dissection of the Human Body Volume 2

Illustrations of Dissections in a Series of Original Colored Plates; The Size of Life, Representing the Dissection of the Human Body Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...outside the crural sheath, divides into cutaneous and muscular branches. The superficial branches are the three following, viz. the internal and middle cutaneous, and the internal saphenous. The muscular branches are shown in Plate Xlvi. The middle cutaneous of the thigh, 8, enters the fat about three inches from Poupart's ligament: it extends to the knee along the centre of the thigh, distributing offsets laterally, and ends in the integuments over the patella. Most commonly the nerve is subdivided into two; or there may be two distinct nerves. Internal cutaneous of the thigh, 5. Springing from the anterior crural with the preceding, it descends beneath the fascia lata and along the edge of the sartorius, or under the muscle, as far as the junction of the upper and middle thirds of the thigh, where it divides into two parts, which are distributed as below: --The anterior branch, 6, winds forward over the sartorius, A, and piercing the fascia lata in the lower third of the thigh, supplies the integuments as low as the inner side of the knee: it joins the patellar branch of the great saphenous nerve by the offset, 9. The inner branch, 7, courses under, and along the hinder border of the sartorius to the inner side of the knee, where it is transmitted through the fascia lata; when cutaneous it is continued in the fat along the inner part of the calf of the leg, about half-way down. Near its beginning it is joined by a branch, 13, of the obturator nerve, and on the inner part of the knee there is a uniting branch, 9, between it and the great saphenous nerve. From the trunk of the nerve before it divides, or from its anterior branch, offsets marked thus, f, are furnished to the integuments of the inner part of the thigh in the upper half. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236866959
  • 9781236866950