There’s only so much that can be learned from books before a student requires real, practical experience. For medical and biology students, this often involves working with three dimensional models of the human body.
Early historical examples were usually female and modelled to resemble the goddess Venus. Modern examples sometimes feature removable parts which allow medical students to practice examination and surgical procedures.
Whether mythical figures or modern 3D printed models – there is something fascinatingly creepy about these creations. Take a look at some of the most terrifying examples.