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In the 19th century, there were a lot of grave-robber, or "resurrectionists" would go to graveyards and steal bodies. This was because there was a shortage of bodies and anatomists were desperate to get their hands on a subject for dissection.

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Lymphatic Etching.jpg
"The cadaver used to create this etching can be seen on display in the University�s Anatomical Museum, Teviot Place. The lymphatics have been injected with mercury to provide a clear illustration of this system for anatomical study. Believed to be…

Medical students, body, and skeleton.jpg
A group of medical students and teacher of Mekteb-i Tıbbiye-yi Mülkiye (Civil Medical School), skeletons, and an opened cadaver are photographed.
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