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Definition the dead body of a human being — especially one used for medical study
  • A cadaver is assigned to each medical student.
cadaver = the dead body of a human being — especially one used for medical study
  • These cadavers were so unhuman-looking they didn't bother me a bit.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • cadavers = dead bodies of human beings — especially in reference to medical study
  • The idea of identifying three cadavers didn't appeal to Holly.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • It was interesting being this, a cadaver, an experiment.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • There's no one other than the man unloading his cadaver drawers.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • He saw sheep cadavers, big bonfires, and a dozen ranch hands.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • No one knows where they get the cadavers; or no one knows for certain.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • 1422: Attacking forces launch decaying cadavers over castle walls in Bohemia.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • To a cadaver and a very limp wrist.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • And you expect me to use my hearse to cart the cadaver?
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • SMP feels like a cadaver.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • You never did tell me what your people eventually do with a cadaver.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • In between school and schoolwork, Theresa pitched in, happy to get away from her cadaver.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • In the photograph he looked already a cadaver.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • They entered the dairy, and at dawn the milk was sour and full of minuscule cadavers.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • "I have that honor, Ser Jaime " The cadaver's eyes were rimmed in red, his hair thin and dry.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • "Leonardo da Vinci drew cadavers," Ruth said softly.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Physically, he would be considered a hunk at the university or even as a cadaver in an autopsy room, which was preferable to her.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • The new ant put down the cadaver vaguely and began dragging the other two in various directions.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • The skin on his face was shrunken like a cadaver's.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

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