What does cadaver mean?

Definitions for cadaver
kəˈdæv ərca·dav·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remainsnoun

    the dead body of a human being

    "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"


  1. cadavernoun

    A dead body; especially the corpse of a human to be dissected.

  2. Etymology: Recorded since c.1500, from cadaver, probably from cado as a metaphor for "I die", also source (through combining form -cida) of the -cide in suicide, homicide etc.


  1. cadaver

    A cadaver is a dead human body that is used by medical students, doctors or researchers to study anatomy, investigate disease or for surgical practice. It is usually preserved to prevent decomposition. The term is primarily used in a medical or scientific context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadavernoun

    a dead human body; a corpse

  2. Etymology: [L., fr cadere to fall.]


  1. Cadaver

    Cadaver was a death metal band from Råde, Norway. The band had a brief venture in the early 1990s before splitting in 1993. Cadaver would eventually re-emerge as Cadaver Inc. in 1999 which consisted of only one founding member. For their final album, they fell back using their original band name Cadaver and ended their activities in 2004, with a their final live show in 2005.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cadaver

    A dead body, usually a human body.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadaver in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadaver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cadaver in a Sentence

  1. Deputy District Attorney Habib Balian:

    You can ignore everything else in this case, and if we spent one day trying this to you, here’s what you would have: You’d have a note sent by the killer that only the killer could have written that the defendant has admitted only the killer wrote. And the defendant has stipulated, ‘I wrote the cadaver note and envelope that only the killer could have written.’.

  2. Tanya Steinlage:

    They need to bring cadaver dogs out here to find them, right now, they are just( considered) missing.

  3. Eva Cuypers:

    In the lab it was only just parts of animals and human beings and it will be very important to explore what happens when we do the full body. It will be very interesting in order to go much closer to the actual problem on the field that the cadaver dogs experience.

  4. Erica Bautista:

    Erica Bautista and his wife want to at least find a cadaver.

  5. Alfred Galik:

    That means the cadaver was not butchered, and the flesh was not used — what remains as an untypical behavior, especially in times of war.

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