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autopsy

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɔː.tɒp.si/ us    /ˈɑː.tɑːp-/
the cutting open and examination of a dead body in order to discover the cause of death: They carried out/performed an autopsy. The body arrived for autopsy at the Dallas hospital.
Translations of “autopsy”
in Spanish autopsia…
in French autopsie…
in German die Autopsie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屍體解剖, 驗屍…
in Russian вскрытие трупа…
in Turkish otopsi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尸体解剖, 验尸…
in Polish sekcja zwłok…
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