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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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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.
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).