Definition of Prosector

1. n. One who makes dissections for anatomical illustration; usually, the assistant of a professional anatomist.



Definition of Prosector

1. Noun. A person who prepares a body for dissection by students, or dissects them as demonstrations ¹

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Definition of Prosector

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Prosector

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1. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1866)
"RASMUSSEN, prosector i patholog. Anatomi. (Af Naturhist. Foren. Vidensk. Meddelelser, 1865.) 8vo, pp. ... RASMUSSEN, prosector to the Municipal Hospital. 3. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"By BJ BERAUD, Surgeon and Professor to the Maternity Hospital of Paris, Ex prosector and Assistant Anatomist to the Faculty of Medicine of Paris, etc. etc. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"By WA Forbes, BA, FLS Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, prosector to the ... By WA Forbes, BA, FL S., prosector to the ..."

4. Anatomical Names: Especially the Basle Nomina Anatomica ("BNA") by Albert Chauncey Eycleshymer, Daniel Martin Schoemaker, Roy Lee Moodie, Wilhelm His (1917)
"prosector in Bern, 1813; 1815 professor of anatomy and physiology; in Bonn 1819-65. Ueber Histologie u. eine neuc Einteilung der Gewebe des menschlichen ..."

5. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1914)
"REPORT OF THE prosector OF THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY. ... The prosector and Professor Schulte have made an extensive addition to the research on the structure ..."

6. The Physicians and Surgeons of the United States by William Biddle Atkinson (1878)
"He also holds the position of prosector of the zodl. soc. He is the author of " Evolution of Life," and of various papers in the Proceedings of the ..."

7. The Life of Richard Owen by Richard Owen (1894)
"CHAPTER II 1824-33 Edinburgh University—prosector to Abernethy in London— MRCS and Assistant Curator of the Hunterian Collection at the College of Surgeons, ..."

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