A dissection performed on a cadaver to find possible cause(s) of death. (noun)
To perform an autopsy on. (verb)
Examples of word autopsy
URIBE: Your honor, I would just bring up the fact that whether or not that was a condition of these, of the agreement, whether or not that's used for the term autopsy photo or refers to the autopsy photos in the report.
The term autopsy is intrinsic to the resources provided and should lead to consistent conversions.
The term autopsy, derived from Greek, essentially means to see for oneself.
Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham sent condolences to the Travolta family and said the autopsy is a formality the country requires in cases of sudden death to rule out foul play.
The word autopsy comes from the Greek “to see for oneself”; as Vesalius learned to see for himself, he could no longer force Galen’s mystical visions to fit his own.
An autopsy is planned for later this week, with an official LAPD investigation also underway.
They are professional and standard creating, analyzing past life, as an autopsy is to breathing.
Interesting that Jordanian born Zarqawi is supposed to have an artificial leg, but NO mention in autopsy?