Definition of cadaveric in English:

cadaveric

adjective

Medicine
literary
  • See cadaver

    • ‘Finally, perceptions of ethical acceptability were variable within items, indicating considerable disagreement among medical examiners on the research use of cadaveric tissues.’
    • ‘Consequently, the safeguards protecting confidentiality and enhancing consent that allow for ethical use of cadavers and cadaveric tissues from hospital autopsies for education and research are not in place.’
    • ‘Four studies used cadaveric donors only, and four studies included both cadaveric and living donors.’
    • ‘The surgeon then aseptically packs the cadaveric kidneys in additional iced solution and packages them in sterile iced containers.’
    • ‘The shortage of cadaveric organs has led surgeons to look to live donors to close that gap.’

Pronunciation

cadaveric

/kəˈdav(ə)rɪk/