an anatomical model of part or all of the human body with the skin removed, to allow study of the underlying musculature. Unabridged
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écorché (ˌeɪkɔːˈʃeɪ)
an anatomical figure without the skin, so that the muscular structure is visible
[C19: French, literally: skinned]

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anatomical figure depicting an animal or human with the skin removed to show the location and interplay of the muscles.

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