What does postmortem mean?

Definitions for postmortempoʊstˈmɔr təm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postmortem, post-mortem(noun)

    discussion of an event after it has occurred

  2. autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examination(adj)

    an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

  3. postmortem, postmortal(adj)

    occurring or done after death

    "postmortem changes"; "a postmortem examination to determine cause of death"; "postmortal wounds"

  4. postmortem(adj)

    after death or after an event

    "a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death"; "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address"


  1. Postmortem

    Postmortem is a crime fiction novel by author Patricia Cornwell. The first book of the Dr. Kay Scarpetta series, it received the 1991 Edgar Award for Best First Novel.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postmortem in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postmortem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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