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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease;
[syn: autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examination]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Post-mortem \Post-mor"tem\, a. [L., after death.] After death; as, post-mortem rigidity. [1913 Webster] Post-mortem examination (Med.), an examination of the body made after the death of the patient; an autopsy. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

postmortem examination n 1: an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease [syn: autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examination]