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1. autopsy

noun. ['ˈɔˌtɑːpsi'] an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease.

Synonyms

  • postmortem examination
  • scrutiny
  • postmortem
  • necropsy
  • examination
  • post-mortem
  • post-mortem examination

Antonyms

  • preceding
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • autopsia (Latin)
  • αὐτοψία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word autopsy


1. Adjective
If you haven't read the autopsy report yet, do so.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If an autopsy is not obligatory, Muslims do not have to agree to one.

2. autopsy

verb. ['ˈɔˌtɑːpsi'] perform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem.

Synonyms

  • see

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • literalize

Etymology

  • autopsia (Latin)
  • αὐτοψία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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