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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dead human body, especially one used for study.

Usage examples (4)
  • A cadaver is often used in medical school to study the human body.
  • However, the mirror in front of the 'cadaver's' mouth was clear and uncoated by any trace of life breath.
  • They drained a canal and sent out cadaver-sniffing dogs.
  • The crocodile was appointed cadaver-carrier: so now all its children have a coffin-like skin on their backs. for more
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