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Postmortem examinations later showed no signs of assault or defensive wounds on her body.Oscar Pistorius Murder Case: What We’ve Learned So Far|Melissa Leon|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was extensive hemorrhage into the brain, as shown by postmortem examination, the cerebral vessels being atheromatous.The Last Words of Distinguished Men and Women|Frederic Rowland Marvin
It was a constant source of surprise to his students to note how well the master's diagnosis agreed with postmortem findings.
They had ceased to be factors in the equation; they were 'non est' in the postmortem history of John Grier.Carnac's Folly, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The postmortem examination did not entirely clear up the doubts of diagnosis.
I think—yes—in that we would have, particularly, postmortem examined the body much more carefully than we did.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
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Autopsy; figuratively, any analysis that follows an event: “When the convention is over, we'll have a postmortem to find ways of improving it for next year.” From Latin, meaning “after death.”