By Francis C. Wells
This e-book includes all of Leonardo Da Vinci's drawings at the center and its body structure, followed through re-translations of all the linked notes. All Leonardo's drawings were interpreted within the mild of recent wisdom via a practising cardiac clinician and anatomist. The veracity of his paintings is confirmed opposed to modern dissections of cardiac constitution and comparability of his illustrations with modern photos generated by way of Magnetic Resonance scanners and excessive definition ultrasound will astound the reader. probably the main attention-grabbing aspect is the re-dissection of the Ox center set opposed to Leonardo’s personal drawings. His position within the higher scheme of anatomical improvement could be placed into context together with his principles of man’s position within the microcosm/macrocosm continuum.
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