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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.
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The students were also informed by the President that steps would be taken to grant compensation to the victims' families, on the receipt of postmortem report.
"After re- examination of the postmortem report if we find something wrong then we will lodge a case against Gupta and other doctors taking suo motu action," a police officer said.
A BAHRAINI found dead near a beach on January 13 had drowned, a postmortem report has confirmed.
The postmortem report, released Friday, said that deceased Faizan and Fahim
But an exhaustive postmortem report, published two years after her suicide, ruled out any possibility that she had cancer.
Their.Bodies have been sent to hospital for postmortem report. Further investigation is underway and police are busy in search of accused', Police Said.
They will also rely on a postmortem report that has yet to be conducted.
According to the postmortem report, the body carried marks of violence.
He said the cause of children's death was unclear , adding that the postmortem report would most likely provide the clue in this regard.
Postmortem report will ascertain the cause of death.
ISLAMABAD -- Taking strict action against doctors' negligence, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) here on Monday cancelled registration of two doctors over wrong postmortem report. PMDC spokes person said that the body took this action during its 194 meeting held in Islamabad.
But the true facts will only emerge after the postmortem report is released,' he added.