Heart Views

: 2012  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 119-

The seed of life

Rachel Hajar 
 Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation,Doha, Qatar

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Rachel Hajar
Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation,Doha

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Hajar R. The seed of life.Heart Views 2012;13:119-119

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Hajar R. The seed of life. Heart Views [serial online] 2012 [cited 2023 Sep 24 ];13:119-119
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In the history of medicine, the body was often seen in the wider context of nature. Van Huffel's painting above reflects this idea with the heart shown as seed, the giver of life.

Image source: Wellcome Collection, The Heart