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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.
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Adj.1.cadaveric - of or relating to a cadaver or corpse; "we had long anticipated his cadaverous end"


a. rel. a cadáver;


adj cadavérico, de cadáver
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