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A short history of anatomical maps

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A short history of

knowledge has been used to teach and protect communities since mankind’s early years. However, the desire to represent our inner physical selves in pictures has not always been as strong as our need to speculate. The contemplation of our internal workings has ranged from the mystical and spiritual to the surreal and then the informative. In all these forms the the manifestation
of our inner workings in imagery reveals just as much about our outer worlds, our beliefs and lifestyles.What follows is an overview of the evolution of anatomical knowledge and the visual documentation that has inspired physicians and public alike.

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