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Dissection of Dead Bodies

Q:

In medical school, we tend to have live dissection sessions on real dead bodies, what is the ruling on that? Are we allowed to touch the bodoes without worry of becoming najis? And when we do, is ghusl required?

A:

Bismillah al-Rahmaan al-Raheem
alSalam Alaikum

Since the dead body has not been given the three ghusl of mayyit, it is najis, and also, ghusl has to be done if it is touched without gloves.

Wassalam

Yassir R.

Al ‘hamdu lillah alhaadi