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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cadaver

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

ca·dav′er·ic (-ər-ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
A dead body; body of a decedent
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ca·dav·er

(kă-dav'ĕr)
A dead body.
Synonym(s): corpse.
[L. fr. cado, to fall]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cadaver

A corpse. The term may correctly be applied to any corpse, but tends to be confined to corpses used for anatomical dissection.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Cadaver

The human body after death.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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