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A blank schematic diagram of the front and back of a generic person—which may be anatomically correct—used clinically to document the location of lesions—lacerations, bruises, rashes, etc.—for future reference. Similar schematic diagrams are used to document changes at post-mortem examinations

body map

A map showing a patient's injuries, lesions, or wounds. It is used to record maltreatment by another person in a case of physical abuse or violence.
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Researchers at the University of Washington's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) are among the first scientists worldwide to study body maps in the infant brain.
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I made a body map and filled in how I was feeling in different parts of my body.
The brain modifies its body map for the gradual expansions of skin surface as a child grows, Haggard's team proposes.
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Our body map "includes the structure, size, and function of our body and its parts.