Definition of Postmortem

1. Noun. Discussion of an event after it has occurred.

Exact synonyms: Post-mortem
Generic synonyms: Discussion, Give-and-take, Word
Derivative terms: Postmortal, Postmortal



2. Adjective. Occurring or done after death. "Postmortal wounds"
Exact synonyms: Postmortal
Antonyms: Antemortem

3. Noun. An examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease.

4. Adjective. After death or after an event. "The postmortem discussion of the President's TV address"
Similar to: Succeeding

Definition of Postmortem

1. a. After death; as, post-mortem rigidity.

Definition of Postmortem

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of post mortem) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postmortem

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postmortem

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postmortem (current term)
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Literary usage of Postmortem

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"postmortem CHANGES The changes which occur in cells and intercellular substances ... postmortem tissues fixed within one to two hours after death are fairly ..."

2. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"postmortem CHANGES The changes which occur in cells and intercellular substances ... postmortem tissues fixed within one to two hours after death are fairly ..."

3. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"postmortem tissues fixed within one to two hours after death are fairly trustworthy, but after about that interval of time they slowly but steadily ..."

4. A Compend of diseases of the skin by Jay Frank Schamberg (1905)
"postmortem PUSTULE. I2Q Etiology.—The disease is more often derived from the bodies ... postmortem pustule is a condition resulting from infection from the ..."

5. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"postmortem Anomalies.—Among the older writers startling movements of a ... Richardson 17S doubts the existence of postmortem movements of respiration. ..."

6. Legal Medicine and Toxicology by Robert Leonard Emerson (1909)
"CHAPTER V. MEDICO-LEGAL postmortem EXAMINATIONS A medico-legal autopsy includes ... Further, the field is a much broader one than in ordinary postmortem ..."

7. A Text-book of Pathology by William George MacCallum (1916)
"postmortem changes in distribution; active and passive hyperaemia. ... 'postmortem Changes.—During life the distribution of the blood in any organ or tissue ..."

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