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Secrets of Medicine’s Mysterious Ivory Manikins Revealed

November 30, 2019 - General
One of the ivory manikins reclining on its 'bed' with all its organs placed inside. Source: RSNA

Little is known about the origins of manikins- small anatomical sculptures thought to be used by doctors four centuries ago- but now advanced imaging techniques have offered a revealing glimpse inside these captivating ivory dolls.


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