postmortem examination

noun

Definition of postmortem examination

  1. :  autopsy 1

Examples of postmortem examination in a Sentence

  1. a coroner performed the postmortem examination with painstaking thoroughness

First Known Use of postmortem examination

1832


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postmortem examination

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