(n.) a dead body; especially one intended for dissection.
(n.) The branch of anatomy that deals with the structure of organs and tissues that are visible to the naked eye; commonly used to denote the study of anatomy by dissection of a cadaver.
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
The Mayo Clinic School of Medicine is a leading educator of tomorrow’s doctors. The school sits adjacent to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and draws a diverse body of motivated students. Established in 1972, the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine features a curriculum that emphasizes putting the needs of the patient first. Mayo provides students with opportunities for clinical and research-driven experiences throughout their medical education, focusing on creating well-rounded practitioners of medicine. With more than 1,600 alumni, Mayo graduates work as clinicians and researchers across a vast array of specialties.