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Preceding death.

[From Latin ante mortem, before death : ante, before; see ante- + mortem, accusative of mors, mort-, death; see mortal.]


or an•te-mor•tem

(ˌæn tiˈmɔr təm)

before death: an antemortem confession.
[1880–85; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antemortem - preceding deathantemortem - preceding death; "antemortem confession"
postmortal, postmortem - occurring or done after death; "postmortem changes"; "a postmortem examination to determine cause of death"; "postmortal wounds"
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