cadaver cadaver  /kə ˈdæ vər/


  • (n) the dead body of a human being


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  1. Unlike the patient's own skin, cadaver skin is soon rejected by the immune system, which recognizes it as foreign.
  2. A cadaver yields far more blood than a walking donor: the Pontiac investigators have drawn as many as three pints from a grown man; the Russians say they get as many as eight pints.
  3. Once the cadaver has been exposed to open air, the bones picked clean by wildlife and insects, the skeletal remains are studied, then measured, catalogued and archived.


  1. Mobster's lawyer rips FBI's failed Jimmy Hoffa dig

    A mobster's lawyer ripped the FBI over its failed search for missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa —and even mocked the cadaver dog that sniffed for clues.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Search for Hoffa's remains continues in Oakland County field

    Cadaver dogs made an inconclusive hit on some animal bones that gave pause during the second day of the Oakland Township search for the body of former Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Cadaver Dog Reacts To ‘Hit’ At Hoffa Dig Site

    Excitement is rising in the hunt for labor leader Jimmy Hoffa's remains after a cadaver dog reacted to a "hit" on something at the dig site.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

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  1. "We have the heads, the hands, the feet and even a nearly intact cadaver from the head down to the pelvis," Nasrallah told tens of thousands of supporters Saturday in his first public appearance in more than a year to commemorate Ashura, Shiite...
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Hassan Nasrallah Source: AFP

  2. "It's incredible melodrama, all these people sort of feeding off the cadaver ...... it's going to go on for months and months. At least we hope so," said Michael Musto, entertainment columnist at the Village Voice.
    on Feb 22, 2007 By: Michael Musto Source: Reuters Canada

  3. "They are cadaver dogs. We'll have them go through the back yard," Jimmy Lee, the Contra Costa sheriff, told reporters.
    on Aug 31, 2009 By: Jimmy Lee Source: The Times

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