Definition of Cadaver

1. Noun. The dead body of a human being. "Honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

Exact synonyms: Clay, Corpse, Remains, Stiff
Generic synonyms: Body, Dead Body
Specialized synonyms: Cremains
Derivative terms: Cadaveric, Cadaverous
Language type: Slang



Definition of Cadaver

1. n. A dead human body; a corpse.

Definition of Cadaver

1. Noun. A dead body; especially the corpse of a human to be dissected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cadaver

1. a corpse [n -S] - See also: corpse

Medical Definition of Cadaver

1. A dead body. Synonym: corpse. Origin: L. Fr. Cado, to fall (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cadaver

cacumina
cacuminal
cacuminals
cacuminate
cacuminous
cadambine
cadamine
cadance
cadances
cadaster
cadasters
cadastral
cadastrally
cadastre
cadastres
cadaver (current term)
cadaver dog
cadaveric
cadaveric rigidity
cadaveric spasm
cadaverine
cadaverines
cadaverous
cadaverously
cadaverousness
cadavers
caddice
caddice-fly
caddice fly
caddices

Literary usage of Cadaver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Laboratory Manual of Human Anatomy by Lewellys Franklin Barker, Dean De Witt Lewis, Daniel Graisberry Revell (1904)
"DIVISION OF THE cadaver INTO PARTS. The number of men assigned to a given cadaver and the part that each will dissect will vary in different laboratories, ..."

2. Bacteriology by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1921)
"THE successful outcome of a bacteriological examination of material from a patient or a cadaver depends to a large degree upon the application of proper ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1907)
"MULTIPLE ANOMALIES IN THE UPPER EXTREMITIES OF ONE cadaver. ... A cadaver was dissected during the summer session at Indiana University which presented ..."

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