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Old 26th May 2005, 14:08
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They breed specialist leeches as well these days. Used widely in micro-surgery. They are placed on the wound and their anti-coagulants keep the smallest blood vessels open and they draw blood through as they feed. Produces excellent circulation and minimises scarring. Medicinal Leeches
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