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post-mortem definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: discussion of an event after it has occurred [syn: postmortem, post-mortem]
2: an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease [syn: autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examination]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n., adv., & adj. --n. 1 (in full post-mortem examination) an examination made after death, esp. to determine its cause. 2 colloq. a discussion analysing the course and result of a game, election, etc. adv. & adj. after death. Etymology: L

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Post-mortem Post-mor"tem, a. [L., after death.] After death; as, post-mortem rigidity. Post-mortem examination (Med.), an examination of the body made after the death of the patient; an autopsy.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also post mortem, postmortem(post-mortems) 1. A post-mortem is a medical examination of a dead person's body in order to find out how they died. = autopsy N-COUNT 2. A post-mortem is an examination of something that has recently happened, especially something that has failed or gone wrong. The postmortem on the presidential campaign is under way. N-COUNT: oft N on n




 


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