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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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He said that body parts donation was being gained from a living donor in Pakistan while cadaveric transplantation was being promoted in Spain and other countries.
Body part donation is obtained from a living donor in Pakistan while cadaveric transplantation is being promoted in Spain and other countries.
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Vendors will be responsible for the cremation of the post mortem subject and/or cadaveric components and will be required to maintain documentation required by local and federal laws.
The transplantation of human cadaveric islet cells into patients with diabetes has proven to be an effective treatment for the disease, with a substantial number of patients achieving multi-year insulin independence.
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1) Cadaveric dissection offers an active hands on exploration of human structures, provides deep insight into the meaning of human embodiment and mortality and represents a profound rite of passage into the medical profession.
We conducted a cadaveric study to determine the size of cartilage grafts that can be taken from the tragus without distorting tragal anatomy.
Two types of liver transplant are possible: living donor transplant and cadaveric transplant.
Objective: The purpose of this study at Army Medical College was to assess differences in learning of students from cadaveric dissection or plastic models; and explore their perceptions about efficacy of various instructional tools used during the gross anatomy practical time.