postmortem examination


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postmortem examination

n.

postmortem examination

n
1. (Pathology) dissection and examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death. Also called: autopsy or necropsy

postmortem examination

an autopsy
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Noun1.postmortem examination - an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by diseasepostmortem examination - 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)
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One described the results of a postmortem examination of the deceased lady, and the other stated the discoveries made after a chemical analysis of certain of the interior organs of her body.
The Assistant SubInspector, Mohammad Saalim Khoso, the incharge of City Police Station Badin, talking to local media confirmed the incident adding he said that death body wassent to Indus Hospital for the postmortem examination from where it was later on handed over to her relatives for burial.
The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center for a postmortem examination.
A three member bench led by chief justice observed that even the postmortem examination of the body was done after exhuming it, so until concrete evidence rape could not be established.
City police handed over the bodies to the deceased women's relatives after the postmortem examination.
KASUR: A postmortem examination conducted on 8-year-old Zainab, whose body was recovered from a trash heap in Kasur days after she went missing, suggests she may have been raped before she was strangled to death.
At the opening of an inquest into her death yesterday, coroner John Gittins said a postmortem examination found her cause of death was "consistent with a fall and hypothermia".
Next of kin have been informed and a postmortem examination will take place.
His body has been taken to the holiday island's forensic science institute where a postmortem examination will determine the exact cause of death.
An earlier hearing was told that Shaun's body was repatriated from the United States and a postmortem examination was carried out by Dr Jennifer Bolton.
Autopsy (also known as postmortem examination or necropsy) is performed to--(1) determine the identity of the deceased, when not known; (2) ascertain the time since death and the cause of death; and (3) find out whether the cause of death was natural or unnatural and if unnatural, whether it was homicidal, suicidal, or accidental.
His body was brought to the Tiruvannamalai Government Medical College Hospital for postmortem examination, but the deceased man's companion took away the body and was not located since then.