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See definition of postmortem on Dictionary.com
  • adj.following death
  • nounanalysis after death

synonyms for postmortem

  • posthumous
  • future
  • later
  • post-obit
  • post-obituary
  • postmundane
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How to use postmortem in a sentence

Using the postmortem frontal cortex samples from three healthy individuals, they applied the method to dozens of neurons and established that up to 41% of the cells had either missing or extra gene copies.
THE QUEST TO LEARN IF OUR BRAIN’S MUTATIONS AFFECT MENTAL HEALTHROXANNE KHAMSIAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Indeed, researchers would later confirm the importance of postmortem infections in Ebola’s spread.
CHASING THE ELUSIVE NUMBERS THAT DEFINE EPIDEMICSJORDANA CEPELEWICZMARCH 22, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
They realized that if postmortem transmission — from the handling of the deceased during funerals — was a primary source of new Ebola infections, then most experts were probably assuming generation intervals for the disease that were too short.
CHASING THE ELUSIVE NUMBERS THAT DEFINE EPIDEMICSJORDANA CEPELEWICZMARCH 22, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
One 1971 survey in the British Medical Journal found that close to half the widows in Wales and England had seen their mates postmortem.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
There was a postmortem conversation after the seven-week program ended, but this publisher described it as “informal” and that the platform didn’t go in depth on the program’s results.
‘WE’LL GIVE YOU MONEY’: TIKTOK GETTING PUBLISHERS’ ATTENTION BY INCLUDING THEM IN $1 BILLION CREATOR FUNDTIM PETERSONAUGUST 28, 2020DIGIDAY
So far, the map has data from over 24,000 thinly sliced sections from 23 postmortem brains covering most years of adulthood at the cellular level.
THESE SCIENTISTS JUST COMPLETED A 3D ‘GOOGLE EARTH’ FOR THE BRAINSHELLY FANAUGUST 5, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
In the end I might leave one gleaming flake or so amidst the slag heaps for a moment of postmortem sympathy.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
I think—yes—in that we would have, particularly, postmortem examined the body much more carefully than we did.
WARREN COMMISSION (6 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
The failure to obtain secretin in some cases they claim is probably due to the rapid postmortem degeneration of diabetic tissue.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
It was a constant source of surprise to his students to note how well the master's diagnosis agreed with postmortem findings.
MAKERS OF MODERN MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
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WORDS RELATED TO POSTMORTEM

  • dissection
  • necropsy
  • pathological examination
  • postmortem
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