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Anatomy Potted Specimen Collection

TitleAnatomy Potted Specimen Collection
DescriptionThere are over 550 pots in the pathology collection. Almost all are spirit preserved specimens, although there are a few dry bone pathologies suspended in glass jars. They illustrate pathologies, normal anatomy, surgical procedures and foetal development. Nearly sixty are Monro specimens which may therefore date to the late eighteenth century.
CustodianProfessor Alexander Monro Primus
OriginEdinburgh; Europe; Scotland; United Kingdom
Parent Collection Pathology/Anatomy Collection; Comparative Anatomy Collection;