HyperDic: autopsy

English > 2 senses of the word autopsy:
NOUNactautopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examinationan examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
VERBperceptionautopsyperform an autopsy on a dead body
autopsy > pronunciation
Soundsao'taa.psiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > autopsy: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease.
Synonymsnecropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examination
Broaderexamination, scrutinyThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
Spanishautopsia, necropsia, postmortem
Catalanautòpsia, necròpsia, postmortem
Verbsautopsyperform an autopsy on a dead body
English > autopsy: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningPerform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Broaderexamine, seeobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Nounsautopsyan examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

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