post-mortem

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Noun1.post-mortem - discussion of an event after it has occurred
give-and-take, discussion, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
2.post-mortem - an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by diseasepost-mortem - an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
Translations

post-mortem

[ˈpəʊstˈmɔːtəm] N (gen) → autopsia f
to carry out a post-mortempracticar una autopsia
to hold a post-mortem on sth (fig) → analizar los resultados de algo, hacer el balance de algo

post-mortem

post mortem [ˌpəʊstˈmɔːrtəm] n
(= autopsy) → autopsie f
to carry out a post-mortem → procéder à une autopsie
a post-mortem on sth (= examination of) → une dissection de qch

post-mortem

adj & adv post mórtem
References in classic literature ?
On the 9th of November, 1867, the old man died; at least his dead body was discovered on the 10th, and physicians testified that death had occurred about twenty-four hours previously--precisely how, they were unable to say; for the post-mortem examination showed every organ to be absolutely healthy, with no indication of disorder or violence.
Another inquest was held: another post-mortem examination failed to reveal a probable cause of death.
The post-mortem examination disclosed nothing; every organ was normal and sound.
A lawyer is no better than an old woman at a post-mortem examination.
No: he can set any post-mortem examination at defiance.
The surgeon who had performed the post-mortem examination followed.
the post-mortem examination, which showed long-standing
County uses the legal possibilities and wants for this purpose to conclude a contract with a provider of medical services or doctor who will provide post-mortem examinations on the MSR 24 hours a day / 7 days a week, with the exception of securing post-mortem examinations according to A* 84 para.
He had already botched previous post-mortem examinations dating as far back as 2002 by the time Mr Tomlinson died in 2009.
He had already botched previous post-mortem examinations, dating as far back as 2002, by the time Mr Tomlinson died in 2009.
FOUR miners killed in a tragic colliery disaster were all exposed to flooded pit contents under pressure, post-mortem examinations revealed.
POST-MORTEM examinations on an elderly Italian couple found murdered in their home were to continue today.