Cutter's Anatomical Outline, Plate No. 9: The Skin

Description:

[Key to Anatomical Outline Plates, from Cutter, Calvin. A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene, 1852]

PLATE IX.

THE SKIN.

Fig. 1. A perspiratory Tube and Gland. 1, 1, The contorted portion of the tube that forms the gland. 2, 2, Two branches which unite to form the main duct of the gland. 3, 3, The perspiratory tube. 4, The cuticle. 5. Its colored portion. 6, The cutis vera, (true skin.) 7, 7, Fat vesicles, in which the gland is imbedded.

Fig. 2. A Papilla of the Skin. 1, 1, Two papillæ, formed of an artery vein, and nerve. 2, 2, 2, 2, Nerves forming a loop in the papillæ. 3, 3, Arteries of the papillæ. 4, 4, Veins of the papillæ. 5, 5, A net-work of arteries, veins, and nerves. 6, 6, Nerves of the skin. 8, 8, Arteries of the skin. 7, 7, Veins of the skin.

Fig. 3. A Hair, and its Oil-Glands. 1, 1, The hair. 2, 2, The sheath of the hair. 3, Oil-glands that surround the bulb of the hair, the ducts of which open into the sheath of the hair, (2, 2.)

Fig. 4. A Section of the Skin. 1, 1, The cuticle. 2, 2, Its colored portion. 3, 3, The papillary layer. 4, 4, A net-work of arteries, veins, and nerves, upon the upper surface of the cutis vera. 5, 5, 5, 5, The cutis vera, (true skin.) 6, 6, 6, Hairs that originate in the cutis vera. 7, 7, 7, Oil-glands, the ducts of which connect with the sheath of the hair. 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, Perspiratory glands and their ducts. 9, 9, 9, 9, 9, Nerves of the skin 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, Arteries of the skin. 11, 11, 11, 11, 11, Veins of the skin. 12, 12, 12, 12, Papillæ, or ridges of the skin.

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0165.554Accession Number: 2012.0165Catalog Number: 2012.0165.554

Object Name: anatomical chart

Measurements: overall: 1 5/8 in x 26 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 67.31 cm x 6.985 cm

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Record Id: nmah_1456632

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