Origin of cadaver
Related formsca·dav·er·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for cadaveric
A cadaveric alkaloid or ptomaine has been found in the body, possessing many of the actions of aconitine.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The experiment on cadaveric rigidity is followed by others in insensibility.
This is the Burying-beetle, the Necrophorus, so different from the cadaveric mob in dress and habits.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
There may be a loss of odor or they may have a cadaveric smell.
Well, you'll say all that might possibly be fallacious; but what will you say to the cadaveric stiffness?J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu