necropsy


1nec·rop·sy

noun \ˈne-ˌkräp-sē\
plural nec·rop·sies

Definition of NECROPSY

:  autopsy 1; especially :  an autopsy performed on an animal

Examples of NECROPSY

  1. <a necropsy failed to definitively establish a cause of death>

First Known Use of NECROPSY

1856

Related to NECROPSY

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

Rhymes with NECROPSY

2necropsy

verb
necropsiednecropsy·ing

Definition of NECROPSY

transitive verb
:  to perform an autopsy on

First Known Use of NECROPSY

1927

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

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