prosector


pro·sec·tor

noun \prō-ˈsek-tər\

Definition of PROSECTOR

:  a person who makes dissections for anatomic demonstrations

Origin of PROSECTOR

probably from French prosecteur, from Late Latin prosector anatomist, from Latin prosecare to cut away, from pro- forth + secare to cut — more at pro-, saw
First Known Use: circa 1857

pro·sec·tor

noun \prō-ˈsek-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROSECTOR

: a person who makes dissections for anatomic demonstrations
pro·sec·to·ri·al \ˌpro-ˌsek-ˈtōr-ē-əl, -ˈtr-\ adjective

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