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man·i·kin

, mannikinmannequin (man'i-kin),
A model, especially one with removable pieces, of the human body or any of its parts.
See also: phantom (2).
[dim. of man]

manikin

/man·i·kin/ (man´ĭ-kin) a model to illustrate anatomy or on which to practice surgical or other manipulations.

manikin

(man′i-kĭn) [Dutch manneken, little man]
A model of the human body or its parts, used esp. in teaching anatomy and emergency medical and nursing procedures.

manikin

(man´ikin),
n a replica of the complete body or its individual parts that is used for instructional purposes. Used interchangeably with mannequin. See typodont.
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The CSL has a large number of medium-fidelity (realistic) mannikins, such as MegaCode Kelleys (4) and Nursing Anne Vital Sims (12) plus high-fidelity mannikins SimMan and SimBaby.
These electronic full-body, life-like mannikins have many capabilities such as pulse, blood pressure, heart, lung and bowel sounds, ECG interpretation, pre-recorded vocal sounds plus live voice through the use of a wireless microphone, which enhance the students' assessment skills, critical thinking and time management skills,' said Evelyn Dalton, CSL Manager.
It also includes lobster pots, bed frames, sheep feeders and even mobile plinths for mannikins.
On the one hand, the narrator refers to himself as the source of the voices with which his "creatures" (Unnamable, 371) speak: "I think Murphy spoke now and then, the others too, perhaps, I don't remember, but it was clumsily done, you could see the ventriloquist" (Unnamable, 348); "behind my mannikins, I was not always sad, I wasted my time, abjured my rights, suffered for nothing, forgot my lesson" (Unnamable, 306).
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.
He and wife Pat are selling up, so the wealth of aviation history, including a Spitfire propellor and mannikins in full uniform, had to go.
The former milking parlour is now home to a range of World War Two items, including mannikins in full uniform, radio equipment, deactivated munitions, parachute containers and fuel drums used in the epic film, A Bridge Too Far.