post mortem
post mor·tem 1 /ˌpōst-'mȯr-təm/ adj: done, occurring, or collected after death
post mortem 2 n: autopsy

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

post mortem
index posthumous

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


post mortem
'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.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


post mortem
Latin for "after death," an examination of a dead body to determine cause of death, generally called an autopsy.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


post mortem
adv./n., Latin After death. Generally used to refer to the examination of a corpse by the coroner to ascertain the cause of death.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


post mortem
(Latin: After death.)
Pertaining to matters occurring after death. A term generally applied to an autopsy or examination of a corpse in order to ascertain the cause of death or to the inquisition for that purpose by the coroner.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


post mortem
[Latin, After death.] Pertaining to matters occurring after death. A term generally applied to an autopsy or examination of a corpse in order to ascertain the cause of death or to the inquisition for that purpose by the coroner.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

post mortem
n.
   Latin for "after death," an examination of a dead body to determine cause of death, generally called an autopsy.
   See also: coroner

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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