postmortem


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

postmortem

‘after death’, a term applied to the medical examination of a corpse with a view to determining the cause of death. Also known as an autopsy. See CORONER.
References in periodicals archive ?
Previous studies show that AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) plays an important regulatory role in postmortem glycolysis [7-9], but the downstream mediators that coordinate AMPK activity and glycolytic rate in postmortem muscle are not well documented.
GARDAI are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of an elderly couple after postmortems were carried out.
The memorandum of postmortem examination was held at the Sindh medical college mortuary on the dead body of Aftab Ahmed So of Reyatullah by ), Dr Aijaz Ahmed medical legal officer (MLO) Jinnah Postgraduate medical center (JPMC), Dr Sonomal of JSMU and Dr Kaleem Shaikh, additional police surgeon JMPC on May 3, 2016.
The trial is validating a new noninvasive drug-screening technique that could help coroners prioritize when costly postmortems are needed and enable earlier release of the deceased for burial.
In 2014, there was a 31% increase in production animal vets carrying out their own PMs following postmortem laboratory closures yet most vets keep this PM data at their practice, with less than 5% inputting it into a national system such as NADN IS, AHT or APHA and less than 1% to a benchmarking group.
CILLA Black died after falling backwards on the sun terrace at her holiday home, knocking over a table before hitting her head on the wall, a postmortem has revealed.
The CBI on Tuesday formed a team doctors to study the postmortem report of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and hanged to death at Katra Sadatganj village in Badaun district on May 27.
Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains
However, even within the science of end-of-life care, the literature that systematically analyzes postmortem or last offices care is scant.
MANAMA: A postmortem has confirmed that a Bahraini found dead near a beach on January 13 had drowned, public prosecution head Nayef Yousif said last night.
THE damning report which led to the suspension of postmortem examinations at Wales' largest hospital will not be published yet.
PERIMORTEM AND POSTMORTEM FRACTURE PATTERNS IN DEER FEMORA.