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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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Sydney Nursing School's Clinical Simulation Laboratories (CSL) is making full use of mannikins for its pre-registration and post-graduate nursing students.
Other orphans are hardworking, industrious, or brave (Dick Whittington; Mannikin Spanalong; and The Skull).
Short stories (selected titles): Manly Wade Wellman, Pithecanthropus Rejectus, 1938; Robert Bloch, Mannikins of Horror, 1939; Karl Edward Wagner, Undertow, 1977; R.
Some days include: classroom lecture, hands-on laboratory experiences, patient simulations with high definition mannikins, online or paper/pencil testing, tutoring, counseling, grading, preparation time, set-up and takedown time, and general office hours.
The power dynamics of vanity's relationship with the understanding, and further, the power dynamics between people that vanity inspires, reproduce the topos of slavery explicit in Fielding's apostrophe to vanity: "All of our Passions are thy Slaves" The extension to mannikins and puppets, however, suggests something even more nefarious at work.
Harrison 1962) For example, crosses between Chestnut-breasted Mannikins (Lonchura castaneothorax) with a clear chestnut breast and Diamond Sparrows (Emblema guttata) with a black breast produce hybrids that are completely scalloped in breast and sides as in the Spice Finch (L.
Relationships of some mannikins and waxbills in the Estrildidae.
To see it clearly within its space you have to get right up against the shop window and shield your eyes: step back and it seems to float between passers-by and the mannikins in the shop window behind you, reflected in the glass.
He said: 'These aren't mannikins to be dressed as shop dummies.
This DELMIA simulation created for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Fort Worth, Texas, shows an unusually complex situation with two mannikins whose activities and movements must be coordinated.
the ideas of wire mannikins "chewing each other alive" (15).
The notebook indicates that the elegant dresses of the females are to be copied from a painting by Antonio Rafael Mengs (a portrait of the marquesa de Llano), and from Empire-style dresses displayed on mannikins at the Museo Arqueologico in Madrid.