prehistoric medicine

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What did prehistoric people thin cured illness?
Rituals; spiritual; ceremonies; herbal remedies passed down the family; shamon(a god); medicine men; witch-doctor.
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What did prehistoric people think caused illness?
Evil spirits; God is punising you.
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How do we know/learn about prehistoric people considering there wasn't any form of records?
Cave paintings; from Australian Aborigines.
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Prehistoric people were nomadic. What does nomadic mean?
Nomadic means that people didn't settle and make houses and build.
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What did prehistoric people know about the body and anatomy?
They knew a little about bone structure and anatomy as there is evidence of cannibalism. They thought that bodily functions were decided by the gods and spirits.
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Prehitoric people belived in animism. What is animism?
Animism is believing that gods and spirits determine your bodily functions.
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What surgery was used in prehistoric times?
Trephing(knocking a hole in the head to release evil spirits); broken bones being set in mud.
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