cadavernoun [ C ]uk /kəˈdæv.ər/ us /-ɚ/ specialized
Examples from literature
- But lately a former millionaire died in a poorhouse and left his body as a cadaver for medical students.
- He is handed a case to experiment on, just as a medical student is handed a cadaver to dissect.
- It has been found in small numbers in the blood and tissues of yellow fever cadavers in a certain number of the cases examined.
- The cadaver is then exposed in the open air to the tender mercies of crows, foxes and wolves.
- They had taken a cadaver from the refrigerator and stood it in a certain position.