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.
He said a five-member medical board led by the medical superintendent of the Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan, had carried out the postmortem examination of the deceased's body.
The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for a postmortem examination. Separately, a 37-year-old man, Sameer Ahmed, son of Ajaz, sustained severe injuries when a fast-moving vehicle hit his motorbike near Kala Board in Malir.
Summary: Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 31 (ANI): The postmortem examination of CCD founder-owner VG Siddhartha's body, which was found earlier today, is underway at Wenlock Hospital here.
The bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital for their postmortem examination.
Bray is accused of operating the CCTV equipment to cause the postmortem examination to be replayed on February 8.
A spokesman for the force said: "A postmortem examination on a body found last week has revealed the identification as missing Dudley woman Julia Rawson.
He was then taken to Waterford University Hospital, where a postmortem examination is due to take place, according to a statement from the Garda.
Police and rescuers reached the spot and handed over the body to heirs after his postmortem examination at THQ hospital Jampur.
He added that the slain included a couple, their daughter and two sons, adding that police have protected the crime scene and would shift the bodies for postmortem examination.
Before lodging the case, a postmortem examination was conducted on the animal.
It was then shifted to a hospital for postmortem examination.