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ynDaver makes life-like, synthetic cadavers for use in medical training and testing, intended to be a cost effective alternative to real cadavers. According to SynDaver, their synthetic humans feature a functioning respiratory and circulatory system, fully articulating joints, organs, fat and fluids that allow them to bleed — even pupils that dilate when exposed to light.
While there are other anatomical models on the market, SynDaver boasts that their product is made from a “proprietary library of more than 100 synthetic human tissues” composed of water, salts and fibers, rather than rubber or plastic.
originally posted by: Syndaver
a reply to: DJMSN
Cadavers are never actually "free". Even when they are donated the end user ends up paying for them, the transportation and disposal costs are not trivial, and the facility costs are onerous. Cadavers also have a limited shelf life and they are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain.
SynDavers are free of biohazards so they can be used on a kitchen table - and they will last forever if properly cared for.
Even in the short term they are cheaper to use than cadavers and over the long term they are much less expensive by