Definition of cadaver in English:

cadaver

Syllabification: ca·dav·er
Pronunciation: /kəˈdavər
 
/

noun

Medicine or • literary

Derivatives

cadaveric

adjective
More example sentences
  • 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.
  • The surgeon then aseptically packs the cadaveric kidneys in additional iced solution and packages them in sterile iced containers.
  • Finally, perceptions of ethical acceptability were variable within items, indicating considerable disagreement among medical examiners on the research use of cadaveric tissues.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin, from cadere 'to fall'.

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