post-mortem noun definition in Solving crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Solving crime topic
(also post-mortem examination) a medical examination of the body of a dead person in order to find out how they died to do/conduct/carry out a post-mortem post-mortem on somebody The post-mortem on the child revealed that she had been poisoned. They’re doing a post-mortem on her today.

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