The History of Leith

June 29, 2011

Anatomy Act 1832

The Anatomy Act 1832 (2 & 3 Will. IV c.75) was a United Kingdom Act of Parliament that gave freer license to doctors, teachers of anatomy, and bona fide medical students to dissect donated bodies. It was promulgated in reaction to public fear and revulsion of the illegal trade in corpses. for more click here

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