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cadavers Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about cadavers
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“Here you are, violating society’s most fundamental taboos (cadaver dissection), and yet formaldehyde is a powerful appetite stimulant, so you also crave a burrito.”
Paul Kalanithi
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When Breath Becomes Air
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“In anatomy lab, we objectified the dead, literally reducing them to organs, tissues, nerves, muscles. On that first day, you simply could not deny the humanity of the corpse . . . Anatomy lab, in the end, becomes less a violation of the sacred and more something that interferes with happy hour, and that realization discomfits. In our rare reflective moments, we were all silently apologizing to our cadavers, not because we sensed the transgression but because we did not.”
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“With demand outpacing supply, doctors established a custom of graciously and discreetly accepting any offered cadaver.”

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