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pro·sec·tor

 (prō-sĕk′tər)
n.
One who dissects cadavers for anatomical instruction or pathological examination.

[Latin prōsector, anatomist, from prōsecāre, to cut off, up : prō-, before; see pro-1 + secāre, to cut; see sector.]
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prosector

(prəʊˈsɛktə)
n
(Medicine) a person who prepares or dissects anatomical subjects for demonstration
[C19: from Latin, from prōsecare to cut up; probably on the model of French prosecteur]
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prosector

1. a person who dissects cadavers for the purpose of anatomical demonstration.
2. a person who performs autopsies. — prosectorial, adj.
See also: Anatomy
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