postmortem examination


postmortem examination

noun

Definition of POSTMORTEM EXAMINATION

examination of a dead body especially to find out the cause of death <a coroner performed the postmortem examination with painstaking thoroughness>
Related Words dissection
Near Antonyms biopsy, vivisection

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