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cadaveric


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadaveric  \Ca*dav"er*ic\,  a. 
  Of  pertaining  to  or  resembling,  a  corpse,  or  the  changes 
  produced  by  death;  cadaverous;  as  cadaveric  rigidity. 
  --Dunglison. 
 
  {Cadaveric  alkaloid},  an  alkaloid  generated  by  the  processes 
  of  decomposition  in  dead  animal  bodies,  and  thought  by 
  some  to  be  the  cause  of  the  poisonous  effects  produced  by 
  the  bodies.  See  {Ptomaine}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cadaveric 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  a  cadaver 




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