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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.
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