premortem

1 of 2

adjective

pre·​mor·​tem -ˈmȯrt-əm How to pronounce premortem (audio)
: existing or taking place immediately before death
premortem infections
premortem findings

premortem

2 of 2

adverb

: in the premortem period
the patient was diagnosed premortem
medication administered 24 hours premortem

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“Premortem.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/premortem. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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