Definition of 'postmortem examination'
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Then a pathologist began an postmortem examination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The spokeswoman added that postmortem examinations on the couple were due to be carried out tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He urged others who suspected their dogs had been affected to let vets perform a postmortem examination. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is also awaiting the results of a postmortem examination. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An inquest opened and adjourned yesterday heard that initial postmortem examinations on the men had proved inconclusive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An inquest and postmortem examination will be carried out. The Sun (2015)Tests confirmed last night that he was infected with measles but a postmortem examination is yet to establish whether the disease killed him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Results from the postmortem examination are expected on Wednesday. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At this stage the death is not thought to be suspicious, pending a postmortem examination. The Sun (2015)A postmortem examination will be carried out today. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A postmortem examination showed the cause of death to be traumatic head injury. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thus he was himself the subject of a postmortem examination and forensic investigation; an irony that would not have been lost on him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A postmortem examination will take place on Tuesday. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A postmortem examination has been carried out and the family is awaiting a coroner's report. The Sun (2010)The two Britons died horrifically, according to postmortem examinations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A postmortem examination proved inconclusive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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