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prosector

 [pro-sek´tor]
one who performs prosection.

pro·sec·tor

(prō-sek'tŏr),
One who prosects, or prepares the material for a demonstration of anatomy.

prosector

/pro·sec·tor/ (-sek´tor) [L.] one who dissects anatomical subjects for demonstration.

prosector

(prō-sĕk′tər)
n.
One who dissects cadavers for anatomical instruction or pathological examination.

prosector

[-sek′tər]
Etymology: L, prosecare, to cut off
a person who, under the supervision of a pathologist, performs gross dissections and prepares autopsy specimens for pathological examination.

pro·sec·tor

(prō'sek-tŏr)
One who prosects or prepares the material for a demonstration of anatomy before a class.

prosector

one who performs prosection.

prosector's wart
infection of the skin of humans by Mycobacterium tuberculosis picked up while dissecting infected tissue.
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