chapter  9
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Thomas Raynalde’s Anatomical Table, 1545

In the first figure is set forth so much of a man’s body as may be sufficient to show the form of the kell4 called peritoneum,5 spoken of in the fourth chapter, whose compass6 is here noted with A B C D. A A noteth the gristle,7 nether end or point of the breast-plate in the pit or pitch8 of the breast against9 the stomach. E E is a line descending upon peritoneum from the said gristle, down to the middle joint of the sharebone.10