Ruysch, Frederik

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Frederik, Dutch anatomist, 1638-1731.
Ruysch membrane - the internal layer of the choroidea of the eye, composed of a very close capillary network. Synonym(s): choriocapillary layer
Ruysch muscle - the muscular tissue of the fundus of the uterus.
Ruysch tube - a minute tubular cavity opening in the nasal septum.
Ruysch veins - Synonym(s): Retzius veins
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Depondt, Paul 2006 "Alle d'anatomica en andere rariteiten": Anatomische lessen van Frederik Ruysch.
Frederik Ruysch (1638-1731) became known as the artist depicting death ("doodskunstenaar") because of his collection ("kunstkamer") of hundreds of glass jars and containers displaying human body parts and even whole corpses.