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Definition of "cadaveric" [ca•dav•er•ic]

  • Pertaining to a corpse. (adjective)
  • Caused by coming into contact with a dead body, a cadaver. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cadaveric" in a sentence
  • "Most transplanted livers come from deceased organ donors — called a cadaveric transplant."
  • "When a person, at the moment of death, grasps any object firmly, there is set up a condition known as cadaveric spasm."
  • "Now the donor corneas that we have are cadaveric, meaning they come from people who die and donate body organs."
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