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Synonyms for post-mortem

discussion of an event after it has occurred

an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

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Another inquest was held: another post-mortem examination failed to reveal a probable cause of death.
Contract notice: Coronial Mortuary and Post-Mortem Services.
POLICE are awaiting the result of post-mortem tests carried out on the body of a housewife who was accused of directing online abuse at Madeleine McCann's parents.
Dubai: The funeral of a Palestinian teenager abducted and killed in occupied Jerusalem has been delayed so that a post-mortem examination can be completed, the BBC reported.
Sudhir Gupta, said on Thursday that the post-mortem conducted by him on Sunanda Pushkar's body, was based on principles of medicine and ethics applicable to the law.
Summary: London: A post-mortem carried out on the body of Russian oligarch and Kremlin critic Boris .
State pathologist Eleni Antoniou who did a post-mortem on Sunday said that there was reason to think the baby girl had been born alive.
A post-mortem examination has since established that she had been "brutally" assaulted.
THE pathologist who botched the post-mortem examination on newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson, who died in the G20 riots, was yesterday banned from working as a doctor.
THE pathologist who botched the post-mortem examination on newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson who died in the G20 riots was banned from working as a doctor yesterday.
Detective Sergeant Eric Sword, of the Metropolitan Police's specialist crime operations unit based at Sutton, told the inquest that a post-mortem is still being carried out by a pathologist and is due to resume later today.
Eighteen hours later the post-mortem revealed the death as being of "natural causes".
A post-mortem examination showed Geraldine Allen, 56, died from multiple stab wounds while results are awaited on her mother, Maureen, 81, but they are expected to confirm a similar cause of death.
THE results of the post-mortem examinations into the two horses who died following an incident in the parade ring at Newbury on Saturday will not be revealed until all aspects of the investigation have been concluded.
The judge agreed to the request and a new date for the post-mortem will be announced in few days.