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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The examination of a dead body by dissection to determine the cause of death.

Usage examples (35)
  • The autopsy showed that the victim died of natural causes.
  • The term autopsy, derived from Greek, essentially means to see for oneself.
  • The term autopsy is intrinsic to the resources provided and should lead to consistent conversions.
  • An autopsy is planned for later this week, with an official LAPD investigation also underway. for more
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