postmortem


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postmortem

1. occurring after death
2. dissection and examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death

postmortem

[pōst′mȯrd·əm]
(computer science)
Any action taken after an operation is completed to help analyze that operation.
(medicine)
Occurring after death.
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Quantity and purity of the total RNA isolated from chicken skeletal muscle obtained at different postmortem interval were determined by UV spectrophotometer (Figure 1).
SUNDAY, 1:30am Cilla's body is taken to the forensics institute in Seville for the postmortem.
Legitimate postmortem injuries can occur to a body, especially around the head, face, knees, tops of the feet, and backs of the hands, although investigators should take care not to confuse these with defense wounds.
The basic problem with performing postmortem sperm retrieval is that there is no legal precedent for this procedure.
There were three or four PCB-exposed and control animals at each exposure period for in vivo microdialysis, and three to six PCB-exposed and control animals at each exposure period for determination of postmortem striatal tissue DA concentrations.
The postmortem examination of Yamanokuchi's body, which had 27 stab wounds, has also apparently finished.
We provide details of our method as well as results from the analysis of >7000 postmortem blood specimens from infants who died predominantly of unknown causes.
Thus for the bug-savvy gumshoe, a maggot's biological clock can provide a highly accurate measure of a body's postmortem interval, or PMI -- a variable that very much interests murder investigators.
His work showed peripheral blood as the optimum specimen for postmortem sampling.
There are numerous factors influencing postmortem metabolism, one of which is pre-slaughter stress.
Islamabad -- The Jinnah Hospital's postmortem report of the seven employees of Gerry's Dnata who unfortunately died during the terrorists' attack on Jinnah Airport terminal 1 has concluded that the deaths occurred approximately between 3:00 am - 9:00 am on June 09, 2014.
A TALENTED young hurler was killed by a [euro]3 bag of legal highs, a postmortem has revealed.