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post-mortem

adjective After death noun A popular term for an autopsy, see there.
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Dr Cary told the inquiry: "It has been described as the most dangerous post-mortem examination ever undertaken in the western world and I think that is probably right.
Ms Stevens' lawyers said: "Had she been advised as to what the post-mortem examination of Nicola would or might entail, and that tissue samples and organs would or might be removed and retained, she would not have given permission for any such examination.
The bereaved family and relatives took the body to the CMCH casualty department but a post-mortem examination was delayed because, according to medical superintendent Dr Daheri, the mandatory inquest report from the police station concerned was not immediately available.
He said the post-mortem examination for the other victim was due to take place yesterday.
Liam James Hill, 44, was found shortly before 2pm last Friday at a flat in West Parade, but police say a post-mortem examination has indicated a potential that the death "may have been caused by a criminal act" and is "therefore currently being treated as suspicious".
THE results of a post-mortem examination on the body of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky were expected late yesterday, police said.
Summary: The result of a post-mortem examination on the nurse who apparently killed herself after being duped by two Australian DJ hoax callers will be released
THE pathologist who botched the post-mortem examination on newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson who died in the G20 riots has been banned from working as a doctor.
Dr Patel was found guilty of serious misconduct and suspended for four months over his post-mortem examination reports in 2002 into the death of a victim of so-called "Camden Ripper" Anthony Hardy.
A post-mortem examination showed Geraldine Allen, 56, died from multiple stab wounds while results are awaited on her mother, Maureen, 81, but they are expected to confirm a similar cause of death.
The paper says that the post-mortem examination rate for England and Wales of 110,000 coronial autopsies for every 500,000 deaths is "between double and triple the rate in other jurisdictions.
MUSCAT: The body of Beebi Lumada, who died at Muscat International Airport on Friday, will be flown to her native place in Kerala today evening if post-mortem examination is completed and the Indian Embassy gets possession of the body.