Definition of autopsy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    autopsy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɔˌtɑpsi//
     
    (pl. autopsies)
     
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  1. 1an official examination of a dead body by a doctor in order to discover the cause of death synonym postmortem
  2. 2 an autopsy report to perform an autopsy
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