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manikin

[′man·ə·kən]
(engineering)
A correctly proportioned doll-like figure that is jointed and will assume any human position and hold it; useful in art to draw a human figure in action, or in medicine to show the relations of organs by means of movable parts.
(medicine)
A model of a term fetus; used in the teaching of obstetrics.
A model of an adult human used to teach first aid and basic nursing skills.
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Other orphans are hardworking, industrious, or brave (Dick Whittington; Mannikin Spanalong; and The Skull).
In the face of increasing demands on newly graduating nurses and doctors, medical educators are turning to new life-like mannikins that simulate human trauma symptoms to improve the practical skills of new graduates.
Laura Ford's The Great Indoors exhibition,combined with her Headthinkers mannikin,has filled the gallery hall with weird and wonderful lifelike sculptures.
The designation bamboccianti, or scenes of often sordid low life (always acceptable to the broad humour of Dutch burghers) derives from the favoured subjects of Pieter Laer, a hunchback given the title of Bamboccio, or mannikin.
you vier (four as you seg in English): twea mannikins, twea tannikins;
As in the National Gallery sequence, narrow mannikins twist in a dumbshow vortex as they dance out the events of each history alongside a string of diminutive animals.
In the stir and rouse of Paolo Uccello's Stag Hunt gaudy mannikins, mostly in open-mouthed profile, curvet after their twisting hounds into a dark, watery forest, arched by its foremost trees into three vistas of green shadow.