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prosect

[ proh-sekt ]
/ proʊˈsɛkt /
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verb (used with object) Medicine/Medical.
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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Medical definitions for prosect

prosect
[ prō-sĕkt ]

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