post mortem

Definition of "post mortem"
  1. An examination of a dead body to discover the cause of death, usually known as an autopsy
How to use "post mortem" in a sentence
  1. The cause of the sudden death remained a mystery until the post mortem was conducted.
  2. After the unexpected demise, the coroner scheduled a post mortem for the following day.
  3. The post mortem resulted in crucial findings that shed light on the case.

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