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verb (used with object) Medicine/Medical.
  1. to dissect (a cadaver or part) for anatomical demonstration.
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Origin of prosect

First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from prosector
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Related Words

anatomize, slice, divide, section, disjoin, dismember, cut, quarter, part, sunder, disjoint, operate, sever, dissever, dichotomize, exscind, exsect, prosect

prosect in Medicine


  1. To dissect a cadaver or any part of the body for an anatomical demonstration.
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