ecorche

écorché

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

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ecorche

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

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