prosector

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noun pro·sec·tor \prō-ˈsek-tər\

Definition of prosector

  1. :  a person who makes dissections for anatomic demonstrations

Origin and Etymology 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: 1801


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prosector

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noun pro·sec·tor \prō-ˈsek-tər\

Medical Definition of prosector

  1. :  a person who makes dissections for anatomic demonstrations

prosectorial

\ˌpro-ˌsek-ˈtōr-ē-əl, -ˈtȯr-\play adjective

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