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post·mor·tem

 (pōst-môr′təm)
adj.
1. Occurring or done after death.
2. Of or relating to a medical examination of a dead body.
n.
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.

postmortem

(pəʊstˈmɔːtəm)
adj
(Pathology) (prenominal) occurring after death
n
1. analysis or study of a recently completed event: a postmortem on a game of chess.
2. (Pathology) Also: postmortem examination dissection and examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death. Also called: autopsy or necropsy
[C18: from Latin, literally: after death]

post•mor•tem

(poʊstˈmɔr təm)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or occurring in the time following death.
2. of or pertaining to examination of the body after death.
3. occurring after the end of something; after the event.
n.
4. a postmortem examination; autopsy.
5. a discussion or evaluation after the end or fact of something, esp. a card game.
[1725–35; < Latin post mortem after death]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postmortem - 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.postmortem - an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by diseasepostmortem - 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)
Adj.1.postmortem - occurring or done after death; "postmortem changes"; "a postmortem examination to determine cause of death"; "postmortal wounds"
antemortem - preceding death; "antemortem confession"
2.postmortem - after death or after an event; "a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death"; "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address"
succeeding - coming after or following

postmortem

noun
1. examination, analysis, autopsy, dissection, necropsy A postmortem showed that he had drowned.
2. analysis, study, review, investigation, assessment, examination, breakdown, evaluation, appraisal The postmortem on the presidential campaign is under way.

postmortem

adjective
Occurring or done after death:
Translations
líkskoîun, krufning
līķa sekcija
obhliadnutie mŕtvoly

postmortem

[ˌpəʊstˈmɔːtəm] n (also postmortem examination) → autopsia (fig) → analisi f inv a posteriori

post mortem,

postmortem

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

post·mor·tem

n. L. post mortem, después de la muerte; autopsia.
References in classic literature ?
Cavendish, I should like your consent to a postmortem."
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.
"Yesterday the doctors refused to work after JD(U) MLA Jitendra Kumar threatened a Civil Surgeon over postmortem of a JDU worker," Deputy Superintendent of Sadar hospital, Dr Krishna, told ANI here.
The inquiry found that both Bray and Ashford had illegally accessed the CCTV of the postmortem, and that Bray had taken photographs of the footage on her mobile phone and sent a picture to another person using Facebook Messenger, the force added.
The postmortem carried out on Friday on the body of Constant Lumumba, 37, who until his murder on Tuesday was a watchman at the rural home of the MP, showed he died of severe bleeding and had internal injuries inflicted by sharp objects.
However, real cause of his death will come into light after receipt of postmortem report.
Dr Khalid Malik of the hospital, who conducted the postmortem, told Dawn that there were marks of rope on the woman's neck.
'We did not find any torture marks on Prof Loni's body during the postmortem,' said Civil Hospital, Quetta Medical Superintendent Dr Saleem Abro and Police Surgeon Ayesha Faiz while addressing the media on Thursday.
As per postmortem reports, the incident seems to be a murder case .
However, the police over suspicion shifted the body to a hospital where postmortem of the girl was conducted.
Por supuesto, estas herramientas son tan potentes que trascienden el equipamiento para la jurisprudencia medica, y es una realidad que los avances en imagenologia, en especial en RM, han hecho que esta sea empleada en todo tipo de actividades y su uso postmortem haya venido en aumento; siendo soporte en aquellas autopsias donde (por religion u otras) no se permite la practica de examenes invasivos, captando imagenes de diferentes organos del cuerpo, ilustrando su utilidad para emitir un correcto diagnostico pericial de la causa de muerte(9-12).