post mortem

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1. Occurring or done after death.
2. Of or relating to a medical examination of a dead body.
1. See autopsy.
2. Informal An analysis or review of a finished event.

[Latin post mortem : post, afterward; see post- + mortem, accusative of mors, death; see mer- in Indo-European roots.]

post mor′tem adv.

post mortem

A Latin term meaning after death, used to describe something happening after someone’s death or to mean a medical examination carried out on a dead body.
ohledání mrtvoly
líkskoîun, krufning
lavono skrodimas
līķa sekcija
obhliadnutie mŕtvoly

post mortem,


(pəusˈmoːtəm) noun
a medical examination of a dead body in order to find out the cause of death.

post mortem

n autopsia, necropsia
References in classic literature ?
The sentence of the judges being thoroughly executed, a post mortem examination of the body of the dog was held, to establish his delinquency beyond all doubt, and to leave the Nez Perces without a shadow of suspicion.
Goodfellow that a post mortem examination of the beast should be immediately made, with the view, if possible, of discovering the ball.
In half an hour there was a board meeting; later, he was to hold a post mortem on a railroad; at every moment questions were being asked by telegraph, by cable, questions that involved the credit of individuals, of firms, of even the country.
Do you think I show symptoms of yellow fever or cholera, that you are making post mortem arrangements with such zeal?
Instead of habeas corpus you would get post mortems.
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DSP Cantt told media that the brother of the deceased gave an application and action would be taken against the responsible for the incident after post mortem report.
Hatib had previously been jailed for assaulting Julie but Israeli police freed him without charge pending a post mortem.
Lincolnshire County Council in liaison with HM Senior Coroners intend to arrange contracts for Mortuary and Post Mortem services.
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A POST mortem is set to be carried out today to find the cause of Rik Mayall's sudden death.
Pero no carece de escenas graficas tampoco, aunque no por falta de ellas, ya que Post mortem incomoda al espectador de un modo distinto, haciendo una "autopsia historica", que requiere de escenas graficas.