a dead body, especially a human body to be dissected; corpse.
- ca·dav·er·ic, adjective
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How to use cadaver in a sentence
We’ve shown that medical students are disgusted by cadavers.
One way to understand the first claim about unique movement patterns is to move cadaver legs through a running motion.There’s a New Way to Choose the Right Running Shoe | Alex Hutchinson | January 5, 2021 | Outside Online
I lit a big fire in the fireplace and all kinds of little winged cadavers fell into the fire from the chimney above.The global rally stalls out, but Goldman Sachs is doubling down on value stocks | Bernhard Warner | December 7, 2020 | Fortune
Kaiser’s preexisting plan to teach students anatomy using virtual reality simulators, rather than cadavers, proved fortuitous.How U.S. Medical Schools Are Training a Post-Pandemic Generation of Doctors | Jamie Ducharme | November 24, 2020 | Time
That’s when they use cadaver cartilage and bone transplants on a lateral femur.
I would go to dissection classes, cut up a human cadaver, and then go home and write about what I had learned and felt.Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors | Gabriel Weston | August 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It took nearly a week to link the floating cadaver and the missing Iranian.Iranian Found In Venice Lagoon, Alleged Victim Of Botched Sex Game | Barbie Latza Nadeau | February 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I did a voiceover in a short called cadaver, and then a short when I was 11 [First Bass].Fashion Wunderkind Tavi Gevinson on Her Acting Debut in ‘Enough Said’ | Marlow Stern | September 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A new study claims to have found the elusive spot in the cadaver of an 83-year-old woman.
cadaver dogs have been known to give “false positives,” but one study found them to be accurate more than 90 percent of the time.The NYPD Unearths the Etan Patz Missing-Child Case 33 Years Later | Michael Daly | April 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The low, almost feminine, voice sharply accentuates the cadaver-like face and figure.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Then when his fingers came in contact with the viscera of a cadaver, that of a little child, he cried out in horror.Etidorhpa or the End of Earth. | John Uri Lloyd
Remove the tissue or organ from the cadaver as soon after death as possible, using great care to avoid distortion or injury.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
But his disappointment and humiliation showed through his smile, as the hollows and bones through the skin of a cadaver.The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories | Paul Laurence Dunbar
Linnaeus tells us that 'Tres muscae consumunt cadaver equi aeque cito ac leo.'The Life of the Fly | J. Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for cadaver
med a corpse
- cadaveric, adjective
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