antemortem

adjective
an·​te·​mor·​tem | \ ˌan-ti-ˈmȯr-təm How to pronounce antemortem (audio) \

Definition of antemortem

: preceding death

First Known Use of antemortem

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antemortem

Latin ante mortem

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The first known use of antemortem was in 1862

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“Antemortem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antemortem. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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antemortem

adjective
an·​te·​mor·​tem | \ -ˈmȯrt-əm How to pronounce antemortem (audio) \

Medical Definition of antemortem

: preceding death

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