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dead body, body, carcass, skeletonView synonyms
- ‘The forms should specifically use the term dissect and specify the use of the cadavers for medical education and research purposes.’
- ‘Five of the eight matched pairs were from male cadavers and three were from female cadavers.’
- ‘In the second study, the surgeons performed a variety of surgical procedures on a human cadaver.’
- ‘Also examined is the use of donated ova from aborted fetuses and cadavers.’
- ‘When as a medical student you dissected a cadaver, were there things said and done that left you deeply worried about the respect that you might be shown when you are dead?’
Late Middle English: from Latin, from cadere ‘to fall’.
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