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cadaver

 [kah-dav´er]
a dead body; generally applied to one preserved for anatomical study. adj., adj cadav´eric, cadav´erous.

ca·dav·er

(kă-dav'er),
A dead body. [Usage note: In common use, this term has come to specify a dead body used for a particular purpose, such as dissection.]
Synonym(s): corpse
[L. fr. cado, to fall]

cadaver

(kə-dăv′ər)
n.
A dead body, especially one intended for dissection.

ca·dav′er·ic (-ər-ĭk) adj.
A dead body; body of a decedent

ca·dav·er

(kă-dav'ĕr)
A dead body.
Synonym(s): corpse.
[L. fr. cado, to fall]

cadaver

A corpse. The term may correctly be applied to any corpse, but tends to be confined to corpses used for anatomical dissection.

Cadaver

The human body after death.

ca·dav·er

(kă-dav'ĕr)
Dead body. [Usage note: In common use, this term has come to specify a dead body used for a particular purpose, such as dissection.]
[L. fr. cado, to fall]
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