Definition of Medical examiner

1. Noun. A public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes.

Exact synonyms: Coroner
Generic synonyms: Investigator



Definition of Medical examiner

1. Noun. A medico who examines suspiciously dead bodies on behalf of the government. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Medical examiner

1. A physician who examines a person and reports upon his physical condition to the company or individual at whose request the examination was made, in states or municipalities where the office of coroner has been abolished, a physician appointed to investigate all cases of sudden, violent, or suspicious death. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Medical examiner

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"The medical examiner. January, February, March, 1874. The Chicago Medical Journal. January, February, March, 1874. The Chicago Journal of Nervous and Mental ..."

2. Bulletin by Illinois Association Opposed to the Extension of Suffrage to Women (1905)
"DRAPER AS medical examiner OF SUFFOLK COUNTY. In the last number of the Bulletin we announced the resignation of Dr. Frank \V. Draper from the Professorship ..."

3. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicologyby Henry Cadwalader Chapman by Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1892)
"This is the most practical manual on this subject that has yet been offered as a guide to the medical examiner for life insurance. ..."

4. Life and Correspondence of Henry Ingersoll Bowditch by Vincent Yardley Bowditch (1902)
"CHAPTER XIX APPOINTMENT AS medical examiner OF THE BOARD OF ENROLLMENT—TRIAL LIFE IN THE READ- VILLE CAMP DEATH OF LINCOLN 1863-1865 IN the spring of 1863 ..."

5. Medical and Surgical Reporter (1848)
"... the medical examiner, of October, 1847. Dr. C. reports six cases of parturition, in which he administered the ether. Five of these were natural labors; ..."

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