antemortem

adjective

an·​te·​mor·​tem ˌan-ti-ˈmȯr-təm How to pronounce antemortem (audio)
: preceding death

Word History

Etymology

Latin ante mortem

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antemortem was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Antemortem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antemortem. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

antemortem

adjective
an·​te·​mor·​tem -ˈmȯrt-əm How to pronounce antemortem (audio)
: preceding death
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