Wax anatomical plaque showing a foetus, Europe, 1801-1830
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A branch of medical science concerned with the structure of living organisms.
An ornamental tablet of metal, porcelain etc that depicts a person, scene or inscription. Often fixed to a building in commemoration of a person or notable historical occurence.
The cutting apart and separation of body tissues for the purposes of critical examination. Dissection of corpses is often carried out for the study of anatomy.
The name given to the embryo during the later stages of development. In human reproduction it refers to an unborn child from its eighth week of development.