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Pronunciation:  powst'mortum

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  1. [n]  an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
  2. [n]  discussion of an event after it has occurred
  3. [adj]  occurring or done after death; "postmortem changes"; "a postmortem examination to determine cause of death"; "postmortal wounds"
  4. [adj]  after death or after an event; "a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death"; "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address"

POSTMORTEM is a 10 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: autopsy, necropsy, PM, postmortal, postmortem examination, succeeding(a)
 Antonyms: antemortem
 See Also: discussion, examination, give-and-take, scrutiny, word



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: autopsy, canvass, check, check out, check over, check up on, coroner, examine, give an examination, go over, inquest, inspect, look at, look over, medical examiner, monitor, mortality committee, necropsy, necroscopy, observe, overhaul, overlook, pass over, pass under review, peer at, peruse, pore over, post, posthumous, postmortal, postmortem examination, postmortuary, postmundane, post-obit, postobituary, review, run over, scan, scrutinize, set an examination, size, size up, study, survey, take stock of, take the measure