antemortem


an·te·mor·tem

adjective \-ˈmr-təm\

Definition of ANTEMORTEM

:  preceding death

Origin of ANTEMORTEM

Latin ante mortem
First Known Use: 1862

an·te·mor·tem

adjective \-ˈmrt-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANTEMORTEM

: preceding death

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