a post-mortem examination
- The doctor has made an initial diagnosis, but there'll be an additional examination by a specialist.
- Forensic examination revealed a large quantity of poison in the dead man's stomach.
- I had to strip down to my underwear for my medical examination.
- We took a sample of the river water back to the laboratory for examination.
- Careful examination of the plane revealed minute cracks in the fuselage and wings.
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