[ proh-sekt ]
/ proʊˈsɛkt /

verb (used with object) Medicine/Medical.

to dissect (a cadaver or part) for anatomical demonstration.

Origin of prosect

First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from prosector Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for prosecting

[ prō-sĕkt ]


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