Prosector
Prosector Pro*sec"tor, n. [L., an anatomist, from prosecare to cut up; pro before + secare to cut.] One who makes dissections for anatomical illustration; usually, the assistant of a professional anatomist. [1913 Webster]

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  • prosector — PROSECTÓR, prosectori, s.m. (med.) 1. Persoană specializată în efectuarea disecţiilor şi a autopsiilor. 2. Persoană însărcinată să prepare piesele anatomice necesare la cursul unui profesor la facultatea de medicină. [acc. şi: proséctor] – Din… …   Dicționar Român

  • Prosector — (v. lat.), 1) Vorschneider; 2) Zergliederer; 3) bes. in anatomischen Lehranstalten der dem Lehrer zugegebene Gebnise, welcher die Cadaver zur Demonstration zubereitet u. die anatomischen Präparate für den Unterricht, od. zur Bereicherung des… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Prosector — (lat., Vorschneider), bei anatomischen Anstalten der Gehilfe, der die zu den Vorlesungen nöthigen anatomischen Präparate besorgt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • prosector — Persona que, bajo la supervisión de un anatomopatólogo, lleva a cabo disecciones macroscópicas y prepara muestras de autopsia para el estudio anatomopatológico. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt,… …   Diccionario médico

  • prosector — [prō sek′tər] n. [LL(Ec), anatomist < L prosectus, pp. of prosecare, to cut up < pro , before + secare, to cut: see SAW1] a person skilled in dissection who prepares subjects for anatomical demonstration …   English World dictionary

  • Prosector — A prosector is a person with the special task of preparing a dissection for demonstration, usually in medical schools or hospitals. Many important anatomists began their careers as prosectors working for lecturers and demonstrators in anatomy and …   Wikipedia

  • prosector — noun Etymology: probably from French prosecteur, from Late Latin prosector anatomist, from Latin prosecare to cut away, from pro forth + secare to cut more at pro , saw Date: circa 1857 a person who makes dissections for anatomic demonstrations …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prosector — prosectorial /proh sek tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. prosectorship, n. /proh sek teuhr/, n. 1. a person who dissects cadavers for the illustration of anatomical lectures or the like. 2. a person who performs autopsies to establish the cause of death …   Universalium

  • prosector — noun A person who prepares a body for dissection by students, or dissects them as demonstrations …   Wiktionary

  • prosector — One who prosects, or prepares the material for a demonstration of anatomy before a class. * * * pro·sec·tor prō sek tər n a person who makes dissections for anatomic demonstrations pro·sec·to·ri·al .pro .sek tōr ē əl, tȯr adj * * * pro·sec·tor… …   Medical dictionary

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