postmortem examination

noun
Updated on: 4 Apr 2018

Definition of postmortem examination

: autopsy 1

Examples of postmortem examination in a Sentence

  1. a coroner performed the postmortem examination with painstaking thoroughness

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First Known Use of postmortem examination

1832

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postmortem examination Synonyms

Near Antonyms

biopsy, vivisection;

Related Words

dissection;


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