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antemortem

 [an″te-mor´tem]
performed or occurring before death.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·te·mor·tem

(an'te-mōr'tem),
Before death. Compare: postmortem.
[ante- + L. mors (mort-), death]
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an·te·mor·tem

(an'tē-mōr'tĕm)
Before death.
Compare: postmortem
[ante- + L. mors (mort-), death]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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