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cadaver

ca·dav·er

cadaver

 
pronunciation:
k dae vr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a corpse, esp. one used for dissection.
The cadavers were used in medical colleges for instruction in anatomy.
synonyms:
body, corpse, remains, stiff
similar words:
carcass, skeleton, the dead
derivation: cadaveric (adj.)
Word Parts
The word cadaver contains the following part:
cad, cas, cid2 Latin root that means to fall