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ca·dav·er

 (kə-dăv′ər)
n.
A dead body, especially one intended for dissection.

[Middle English, from Latin cadāver, from cadere, to fall, die; see kad- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·dav′er·ic (-ər-ĭk) adj.

cadaver

(kəˈdeɪvə; -ˈdɑːv-)
n
1. (Medicine) med a corpse
2. (Anatomy) med a corpse
[C16: from Latin, from cadere to fall]
caˈdaveric adj

ca•dav•er

(kəˈdæv ər)

n.
a dead body, esp. a human body to be dissected; corpse.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: corpse; akin to cadere to fall, perish (see decay, chance)]
ca•dav′er•ic, adj.
syn: See body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cadaver - the dead body of a human beingcadaver - the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"
dead body, body - a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake"
cremains - the remains of a dead body after cremation

cadaver

noun
The physical frame of a dead person or animal:
Slang: stiff.
Translations
cadàver
dög
lavonasnegyvėlis
cadavru
mŕtvola
kadaver

cadaver

[kəˈdeɪvəʳ] N (esp US) → cadáver m

cadaver

[kəˈdævər] n (= corpse) → cadavre m

cadaver

nKadaver m; (of humans)Leiche f

cadaver

[kəˈdeɪvəʳ] n (Med) → cadavere m

ca·dav·er

n. cadáver.

cadaver

n cadáver m
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