autopsy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “autopsy” in the English Dictionary

"autopsy" in British English

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autopsynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɔː.tɒ  us   /ˈɑː.tɑːp-/
the ​cuttingopen and ​examination of a ​deadbody in ​order to ​discover the ​cause of ​death: They carried out/​performed an autopsy. The ​bodyarrived for autopsy at the Dallas ​hospital.
(Definition of autopsy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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autopsynoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔˌtɑp·si/
the ​act of ​cuttingopen and ​examining a ​deadbody in ​order to ​discover the ​cause of ​death: Police said they were ​awaiting the ​results of an autopsy.
(Definition of autopsy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “autopsy”
in Spanish autopsia…
in Vietnamese sự khám nghiệm tử thi…
in Malaysian pemeriksaan perubatan ke atas mayat…
in Thai การชันสูตรศพ…
in French autopsie…
in German die Autopsie…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尸体解剖, 验尸…
in Turkish otopsi…
in Russian вскрытие трупа…
in Indonesian otopsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屍體解剖, 驗屍…
in Polish sekcja zwłok…
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