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Human Anatomy & Physiology: Donating Your Body

Resources on anatomical history and modern-day learning.

Donating Your Body

Pictured: Leonardo da vinci, studi anatomici 1509-1510. Retrieved from: Wikimdeia Commons. Image in the public domain. Image has been altered by Meghan Boyd, 2019.

For Your Consideration

The utilization of human cadavers for anatomical study is a critical learning practice for medical professionals.

If you are interested in donating your body for scientific education, consider a review of the following sources:

Death Positive Organizations

Above: The first known reference to the term "death positive". Caitlin Doughty, 2013. Retrieved from The Order of the Good Death.

What do you think?

Would you donate your body to science?
Yes, definitely!: 0 votes (0%)
I'm considering it.: 3 votes (50%)
I've never considered it, but would be willing to learn more.: 0 votes (0%)
I'd like to in theory, but it goes against my religious beliefs.: 0 votes (0%)
I'm leading towards no, but may change my mind in the future.: 1 votes (16.67%)
No way!: 2 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 6

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