noun (plural necropsies)
Another term for autopsy.
More example sentences
- The necropsy excluded coronary embolism, myocardial infarction, or tamponade, and the patient's death remains unexplained.
- After each test, an orthopaedic surgeon evaluated post test radiographs and performed detailed necropsies of each specimen to assess the injuries sustained during testing.
- It is also called a necropsy, the examination of the dead.
Definition of necropsy in:
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