Nicolaus Steno pp 827-837 | Cite as

2.28 On a Calf with Hydrocephalus

  • Troels Kardel
  • Paul Maquet


In every kind of animals, any image firmly imprinted in the brain of the mother is sufficient to alter the course of the process which delineates the parts of the foetus. Sometimes, however, this alteration which is attributed to the imagination of the mother results from a peculiar disease of the foetus.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gammel HolteDenmark
  2. 2.AywailleBelgium

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