[ proh-sekt ]
/ proʊˈsɛkt /
verb (used with object) Medicine/Medical.
to dissect (a cadaver or part) for anatomical demonstration.
Words nearby prosect
Origin of prosect
First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from prosector
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Medicine definitions for prosecting
[ prō-sĕkt′ ]
To dissect a cadaver or any part of the body for an anatomical demonstration.
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