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postmortem

post·mor·tem

postmortem

 
pronunciation:
post mor tm
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: occurring or initiated after death.
a postmortem investigation
definition 2: of or relating to an autopsy.
definition 3: occurring or initiated after the end of something.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the examination of a dead body, usu. to determine the cause of death; autopsy.
definition 2: an analysis or evaluation of something after it has ended.
the newspaper's postmortem on the last election
Word Parts
The word postmortem contains the following parts:
mort Latin root that means death
synonyms:
necr, necro