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cadaver

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noun ca·dav·er \kə-ˈda-vər\

Simple Definition of cadaver

  • : a dead body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cadaver

  1. :  a dead body; especially :  one intended for dissection

cadaveric play \-ˈdav-rik, -ˈda-və-\ adjective

Examples of cadaver in a sentence

  1. <medical students who train by using cadavers>



Origin of cadaver

Latin, from cadere to fall


First Known Use: circa 1500

Rhymes with cadaver


CADAVER Defined for Kids

cadaver

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noun ca·dav·er \kə-ˈda-vər\

Definition of cadaver for Students

  1. :  corpse




Medical Dictionary

cadaver

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noun ca·dav·er \kə-ˈdav-ər\

Medical Definition of cadaver

plural cadavers also cadavera \-ə-rə\play

  1. :  a dead body; specifically :  one intended for use in medical education or research

cadaveric \-(ə-)rik\play adjective




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