When a person, at the moment of death, grasps any object firmly, there is set up a condition known as cadaveric spasm.
Constantly I have recognised the effects of cadaveric imbibition.
To prevent the products of cadaveric decay from passing into the soil may be said to be the object of their practices.
There may be a loss of odor or they may have a cadaveric smell.
Well, you'll say all that might possibly be fallacious; but what will you say to the cadaveric stiffness?
It was only contagious, he thought, in bad cases, when the stools have a cadaveric odor.
This is the Burying-beetle, the Necrophorus, so different from the cadaveric mob in dress and habits.
A general scavenger, the Burying-beetle refuses no sort of cadaveric putrescence.
A cadaveric alkaloid or ptomaine has been found in the body, possessing many of the actions of aconitine.
The experiment on cadaveric rigidity is followed by others in insensibility.
cadaver ca·dav·er (kə-dāv'ər)
A dead body, especially one intended for dissection.