Definition of Cadaveric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a cadaver or corpse. "We had long anticipated his cadaverous end"

Exact synonyms: Cadaverous
Partainyms: Cadaver, Cadaver
Derivative terms: Cadaver, Cadaver



Definition of Cadaveric

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a corpse, or the changes produced by death; cadaverous; as, cadaveric rigidity.

Definition of Cadaveric

1. Adjective. Pertaining to a corpse. ¹

2. Adjective. Caused by coming into contact with a dead body, a cadaver. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cadaveric

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Cadaveric

1. Relating to a dead body. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cadaveric

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

Literary usage of Cadaveric

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

1. The Principles and Practice of Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1873)
"Thus a body may stiffen or become rigid in an cadaveric Spasm.—It has been already stated that, as a general rule, the muscular system passes into a state ..."

2. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive: Being a Connected View of by John Stuart Mill (1906)
"Now, paralysed muscles are later in assuming the cadaveric rigidity than healthy muscles, the rigidity lasts longer, and putrefaction sets in later, ..."

3. A Manual of medical jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, John J. Reese (1880)
"cadaveric RIGIDITY.—PUTREFACTION. —CHANGES PRODUCED IN THE BODY. ... cadaveric LIVIDITY.—ADIPOCERE. MEDICAL Jurisprudence takes cognizance of all violent ..."

4. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"-blass Toten-einäscherung, /. cremation Toten-erstarrung, /. rigor mortis Toten-farbe, /. cadaveric colour, deadly pallor To ten-fleck, m. death spot ..."

5. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology by Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1892)
"Signs of Death—Cessation of Circulation and Respiration—Loss of Sensibility of the Eyes to Light—Ashy Pallor—Loss of Heat—Rigor Mortis —cadaveric ..."

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