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May 14, 2010 AT 7:37 pm

“The human being as a palace of industry”

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Active in the 1920’s and 30’s, Berlin based Dr. Fritz Kahn illustrated this image of the human body as if it were composed of machinery via Reddit (larger image here)…

Heading: “The human being as a palace of industry”

  • Verstand = Intellect
  • Vernunft = Reason
  • Drüsenzentrale = Gland control centre
  • Muskelzentrale = Muscle centre
  • Wille = Will
  • Atemzentrale = Breathing centre
  • Atmung = Breathing
  • Herzschlag = Hearbeat
  • Adern = Veins
  • Gehörorgan = Hearing organ
  • Auge = Eye
  • Nervenzentrale = Nerve centre
  • Rückenmark = Spinal cord
  • Nase = Nose
  • Speichel = Saliva
  • Mund = Mouth
  • Sauerstoff = Oxygen
  • Kohlensäure = Carbonic acid
  • Nahrung = Nutrition
  • Lunge = Lunge
  • Speiseröhre = oesophagus
  • Herz = Heart
  • Leber = Liver
  • Zucker = Sugar
  • Stärke = Starch (I think)
  • Harnstuff = Urea
  • Gift = Poison
  • Blutabfälle = Waste from the bloodstream
  • Galle = Bile
  • Magen = Stomach
  • Salzsäure = Hydrochloric acid
  • Pepsin = Pepsin
  • Rennin = Rennin
  • Pförtner = Gatekeeper
  • Bauchspeicheldrüse = Pancreas
  • Verdauungssaft = Digestive juice
  • Insulin = Insulin
  • Milz = Spleen
  • Darm = Intestine
  • Niere = Kidney
  • Knochenmark = Bone marrow
  • Harnblase = Bladder
  • Muskelmotor = Muscle engine

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1 Comment

  1. The same machine animated:

    http://synapticstimuli.com/mechanistic-reality/

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