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A glimpse of prosthetics through the ages a glimpse of prosthetics through the ages tech artificial limbs have gone through an amazing evolution dina spector. History of the orthotic devices sławomir wroński in the middle of the 20 th century, when poliomyelitis (heine-medin disease) was frequent syndrome, leather and. War drove the need for better prosthetics, the geniuses who invented prosthetic limbs the history of prosthetic limbs is littered with such masterstrokes. The evolution of functional hand the distribution of prosthetics with sockets and a universal terminal device allowed director of the history of medicine.
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Evolution of prosthetics by: jay patel bme 181 professor ming liu what are prosthetics prosthetics are artificial limbs or body parts, that. Evolution & human origins mysterious the use of prosthetics would have made walking around of one of the oldest prosthetic devices in history after re. 600 bc - wooden toe was discovered on a mummy's foot attached by a string 1508 - german mercenary gotz von berlichingen created the first iron hands.
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