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Paper, 'Foetus humain monstreaux [A monstrous human foetus]' by Claude Nicholas Le Cat

Reference number: L&P/4/356

Date: 1766

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18 pages in French and 25 pages in English.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A monstrous human foetus, having neither head, heart, lungs, stomach, spleen, pancreas, liver, nor kidnies. By Claude Nicholas Le Cat, M. D. Professor and Demonstrator Royal in Anatomy and Surgery; perpetual Secretary to the Academy of Sciences at Rouen, F. R. S. &c. Translated from the French, by Michael Underwood, Surgeon to the British Lying-in Hospital, in London.'

Read 8 January 1767

Reference number
L&P/4/356
Earliest possible date
1766
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
43 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Claude Nicholas Le Cat

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Claude Nicholas Le Cat, Paper, 'Foetus humain monstreaux [A monstrous human foetus]' by Claude Nicholas Le Cat, 1766, L&P/4/356, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_356/paper-foetus-humain-monstreaux-a-monstrous-human-foetus-by-claude-nicholas-le-cat, accessed on 26 February 2024

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