Nancy G. Siraisi Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Galen maintained that the human womb had two cavities, in which he was followed by the major Arabic medical writers. The idea that there were seven divisions, three warmer ones on the right engendering males, three colder ones on the left engendering females, and a seventh, in the middle, producing a hermaphrodite,
may have resulted from a systemization in Byzantine medicine of various separate ancient ideas bearing upon multiple births and sex differentiation;
Nancy G. Siraisi Sayings: Galen maintained that the human womb had two cavities, in which he was followed by