Autopsy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Autopsy

dissection of a body after death that is conducted to determine how the person died

Examples of Autopsy in a sentence

An autopsy of the deceased was performed against the family’s wishes since neglect was suspected.  🔊

During the autopsy the medical examiner determined the exact cause of death.  🔊

Without an autopsy, there was no way to prove that blunt force trauma played a role in the man’s mysterious passing.  🔊

A routine autopsy uncovered some major bone fractures that the deceased infant’s family had never reported.  🔊

Pending autopsy results would be released to the media once the family was told about the things found during the postmortem dissection.  🔊

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