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post-mortem

adjective After death noun A popular term for an autopsy, see there.
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Gupta had claimed he was pressurised to tamper with the post-mortem report of Pushkar, who died under mysterious circumstances in a posh New Delhi hotel on January 17 this year.
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.
But a month later, following a second post-mortem by another pathologist, he altered the cause of death to a brain haemorrhage.
The post-mortem showed there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death.
We still haven't received the results of the post-mortem but the death is certainly suspicious.
The Gately's lawyer Gerald Kean said: "The family are pleased that the post-mortem vindicated exactly what they said all along, that Stephen died as a result of natural causes.
But today Wiltshire police announced post-mortem results showed Mrs Brignall died of "natural causes".
However, when done appropriately, they can be a great asset in post-mortem estate planning.
Ms Stevens, of Dumfries, says she agreed to a post-mortem examination after a friend was told it would help other babies born with the same problem.
The full post-mortem results, including the actual cause of death, were not revealed as the investigation is at an early stage.
A second post-mortem examination is to be carried out on the body of shooting victim Ellijah Fagan in the hope that it might help find and convict his killer, a Birmingham inquest was told yesterday.
If we have a post-mortem on this campaign, we may conclude, "Those 2,000 folks are interested in the subject and they have budget, but we don't know if they like to get information by reading regular publications.