also postmortem, 1734 (adverb), from Latin post mortem, from post "after" (see post-) + mortem, accusative of mors "death" (see mortal (adj.)). From 1835 as an adjective. As a noun, shortening of post-mortem examination, it is recorded from 1850.
Examples from the Web for post-mortem
His post-mortem that there is no red or blue America was tired and flat-out wrong.
My personal tally accounts for barely a fraction of those deserving of a post-mortem tribute.I've Written 51 Obituaries for Gun Victims in 18 Months|Nina Strochlic|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The government agency charged with monitoring approaching storms has issued a post-mortem on Sandy.
As post-mortem, I think we're still looking at it going, hmm, could we have done it better?
The post-mortem investigation showed a small scratch on the palm of the hand.Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo|William Le Queux
Post-mortem examinations after colic or severe accident sometimes reveal rupture of the diaphragm.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Post-mortem clots are moist, elastic, readily withdrawn from blood-vessels, and have a smooth and lustrous surface.
I have directed a post-mortem examination, and the body has been removed to Mr. Herring's school of anatomy for that purpose.The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete|John Forster
A bruise may be distinguished from a post-mortem stain by the cuticle in the former often being abraded and raised.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson