An authentic medical grade specimen. This plastinated human fetal skull is mounted on a turned wood plinth and features a distinct compressed shape appearing elongated. Plastination is a technique or process used in anatomy to preserve bodies or body parts, first developed by Gunther von Hagens in 1977. The water and fat are replaced by certain plastics, yielding specimens that can be touched, do not smell or decay.
Measurements: 5.5 in. x 4.25 in. deep x 4.25 in. wide. Stands 8.75 in. total height mounted.