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mor·tu·ar·y

(mōr'chū-ār'ē),
1. Relating to death or to burial.
2. Synonym(s): morgue
[L. mortuus, dead, part. adj. fr. morior, pp. mortuus, to die]

mortuary

[môr′chəwer′ē]
Etymology: L, mortuarium, tomb
a building where the bodies of deceased persons are held for identification, postmortem examination, and preparation for burial or cremation.
The section in a hospital where the bodies of decedents or cadavers are stored before being sent either to a funeral home for burial services or to the coroner’s or state medical examiner’s office, if the cause of the death is uncertain or questionable.

mor·tu·ar·y

(mōr'chū-ar-ē)
1. Relating to death or to burial.
2. Synonym(s): morgue.
[L. mortuus, dead, fr. morior, to die]
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Grieving families may use Facebook or any other broadcasting platform to live stream funerals via the free WiFi network, the Mortuary Services Office said, adding that those who need to use tripods may sign up with the funeral hall personnel for use of the equipment.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead has called for mortuary inspections to be held to stop other families suffering the same trauma.
The terrorist bodies which are lying in the mortuary from January 4 are causing inconvenience to the small mortuary staff as the mortuary freezers can only accommodate five bodies.
At the moment, the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations mission is slowing down--at least compared to the tempo they worked in the decade after the turn of the 21st century.
He said that the Edhi Sohrab Goth mortuary has a capacity of about 250 bodies at one time.
If someone has died in the morning and the relatives have planned to carry out the funeral in the afternoon, they too are bringing the bodies to our mortuary to use our cold storage instead of keeping the body at home," Kazmi explained to Gulf News.
Details of the deceased could not be verified except the date of demise entered as June 9, 2012 in the mortuary records.
The Friends of Saltburn Mortuary had been trying to acquire the Grade II listed mortuary themselves for the past five years from Redcar and Cleveland Council under a community asset transfer.
Alex asked pathologist Marjorie Turner for help and soon found herself face-to-face with a dead body in Glasgow City Mortuary.
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8220;Our objective as a dedicated member of the community is to provide our neighbors and colleagues with resources that educate, empower and inspire,” said Neil O'Connor, CEO and President of O'Connor Mortuary, who has spearheaded the iconic mortuary's efforts to work closely with those that serve the community and the industry.
WALES' largest hospital failed to keep records about tissue samples and organs retained by its mortuary following post-mortem examinations.