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posthumous

[pos′chəməs]
Etymology: L, post, after, humare, to bury
after a person's death.

post·hu·mous

(pos'chū-mŭs)
Denotes occurring after a person's death.
[L. postumus, last, corrupted by attraction to humus, earth, burial]

posthumous

(pŏs′tū-mŭs) [L. postumus, last]
1. Occurring after death.
2. Born after the death of the father.
3. Said of a child taken by cesarean section after the death of the mother.
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Posthumous Sperm Retrieval is a simple, safe and harmless procedure and involves no invasive procedures for collecting sperms from the body.
Posthumous Keats reconfigures traditional biographies (such as, for instance, the famous Keats biographies of the 1960s written by Walter Jackson Bate, Aileen Ward, and Robert Gittings) by leaving behind the need for narrative and linearity.
Rodgers, told Congressman Peter King that the Justice Department's general policy is not to process posthumous pardon requests.
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James Dean was twice nominated in the wake of his death and yet still finished up as a posthumous loser on the night.
Posthumous baptisms by proxy have been a common practice for the Latterday Saints--commonly known as Mormons--for more than a century, allowing the church's faithful to have their ancestors baptized into their faith so they may be united in the afterlife, said Mike Otterson, a spokesman in the church's Salt Lake City headquarters.
This mixture of autobiographic and posthumous memoirs looks at the lives and careers of three notable anaesthesiologists, all of whom are well known to colleagues in Australia and New Zealand.
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A PETITION calling for a posthumous knighthood for legendary Liverpool manager Bob Paisley closes today.
Posthumous recognition of Ed's numerous contributions is a welcome sign that the critical values of our profession prevail.
FAMILY and supporters of Private Harry Farr have spent more than 10 years campaigning for a posthumous pardon for the soldier.