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postmortem

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

occurring after one's death
  • postmortem tests on the brain tissue of people who had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease

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  • antemortem

postmortem

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of postmortem (Entry 2 of 2)

examination of a dead body especially to find out the cause of death
  • the postmortem revealed that the cause of death had been an undetected heart defect

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The first known use of postmortem was in 1824

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“Postmortem.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/postmortem. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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