body+for+dissection

  • 1body-snatching — /ˈbɒdi ˌsnætʃɪŋ/ (say bodee .snaching) noun 1. the act of robbing a grave to obtain a body for dissection. 2. the practice adopted by organisations to gain new members, employees, etc., by luring people away from another similar organisation with …

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  • 2Body-snatching — was the secret disinterment of bodies from churchyards to sell them for dissection or anatomy lectures in medical schools. Those who practised body snatching or grave robbing were often called resurrectionists or resurrection men. [1911] Body… …

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  • 3Body Worlds — (German title: Körperwelten) is a traveling exhibition of preserved human bodies and body parts that are prepared using a technique called plastination to reveal inner anatomical structures. The exhibition s developer and promoter is a German… …

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  • 4Dissection (band) — Dissection Dissection live in 2005 Background information Origin Strömstad, Sweden …

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  • 5Dissection — This article is about the biological examination process. For other uses, see Dissection (disambiguation). Dissection of a human cheek from Gray s Anatomy (1918). Dissection (also called anatomization) is usually the process of disassembling and… …

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  • 6body snatcher — noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection • Syn: ↑graverobber, ↑ghoul • Hypernyms: ↑thief, ↑stealer * * * noun : one who without authority takes corpses from graves usually for purposes of dissection or… …

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  • 7body snatcher — UK [ˈbɒdɪ ˌsnætʃə(r)] / US [ˈbɑdɪ ˌsnætʃər] noun [countable] Word forms body snatcher : singular body snatcher plural body snatchers someone in the past who dug up dead bodies after they were buried to sell to doctors for dissection (= the… …

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  • 8body-snatcher — /ˈbɒdi ˌsnætʃə/ (say bodee .snachuh) noun 1. (formerly) a person who robbed a grave to obtain a body for medical dissection. 2. World War I Colloquial a member of a raiding party whose mission was to bring back a live enemy soldier or, at the… …

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  • 9body snatching — the act or practice of robbing a grave to obtain a cadaver for dissection. [1825 35] * * * …

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  • 10body snatcher — bod|y snatch|er [ badi ,snætʃər ] noun count someone in the past who dug up dead bodies after they were buried to sell to doctors for DISSECTION (=the process of cutting into them to examine the organs inside) …

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  • 11body snatcher — bod′y snatch er n. cvb a person who steals corpses from graves, esp. to use them for dissection • Etymology: 1805–15 bod′y snatch ing, n …

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  • 12body snatching — the act or practice of robbing a grave to obtain a cadaver for dissection. [1825 35] …

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  • 13Dissection — Dis*sec tion, n. [Cf. F. dissection.] 1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of… …

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  • 14Dissection wound — Dissection Dis*sec tion, n. [Cf. F. dissection.] 1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the… …

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  • 15Body — Bod y, n.; pl. {Bodies}. [OE. bodi, AS. bodig; akin to OHG. botah. [root]257. Cf. {Bodice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the… …

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  • 16Body cavity — Body Bod y, n.; pl. {Bodies}. [OE. bodi, AS. bodig; akin to OHG. botah. [root]257. Cf. {Bodice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the… …

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  • 17Body cloth — Body Bod y, n.; pl. {Bodies}. [OE. bodi, AS. bodig; akin to OHG. botah. [root]257. Cf. {Bodice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the… …

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  • 18Body clothes — Body Bod y, n.; pl. {Bodies}. [OE. bodi, AS. bodig; akin to OHG. botah. [root]257. Cf. {Bodice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the… …

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  • 19Body cloths — Body Bod y, n.; pl. {Bodies}. [OE. bodi, AS. bodig; akin to OHG. botah. [root]257. Cf. {Bodice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the… …

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  • 20Body coat — Body Bod y, n.; pl. {Bodies}. [OE. bodi, AS. bodig; akin to OHG. botah. [root]257. Cf. {Bodice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the… …

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