prosect


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prosect

(prəʊˈsɛkt)
vb (tr)
(Anatomy) to dissect a cadaver publicly, usually to illustrate an anatomical lecture

pro•sect

(proʊˈsɛkt)

v.t.
to dissect (a cadaver or part) for anatomical demonstration or to establish the cause of death.
[1885–90; back formation from prosector person who dissects cadavers < Late Latin prōsector = Latin prōsec(āre) to cut off (a body part) (see pro-1, sect) + -tor -tor]
pro•sec′tor, n.
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"Sometimes you can buy a new player for a particular position but we also have a young player for the future, so I have to pronounce that to the coach and say, 'we can do this',' but also 'be careful, there is a young lad coming from our academy with a lot of potential and we could make it bad for him.' "That is the kind of structure that is important." So young Everton left-back Antonee Robinson chose the perfect moment to impress for USA against France on Saturday night, prompting France World Cup winner Bixente Lizarazu to label him "a fantastic prosect".
So young Everton leftback Antonee Robinson chose the perfect moment to impress for USA against France on Saturday night, prompting France World Cup winner Bixente Lizarazu to label him "a fantastic prosect".
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