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Noun: autopsy  'o,tóp-see or 'o-tup-see
  1. An examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    - necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examination
Verb: autopsy  'o,tóp-see or 'o-tup-see
  1. (medicine) perform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem

Derived forms: autopsying, autopsied, autopsies

Type of: examination, examine, scrutiny, see

Encyclopedia: Autopsy