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Synonyms for necropsy
ˈnɛk rɒp sinecrop·sy

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  1. necropsynoun

    autopsy, post-mortem

  2. necropsyverb

    The act of performing a necropsy.

    autopsy, post-mortem

Princeton's WordNet

  1. autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examinationnoun

    an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

    promethium, postmortem examination, atomic number 61, phase modulation, post-mortem examination, post-mortem, autopsy, postmortem, premier

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. necropsy

    Autopsy, see there

  2. necropsy

    Postmortem examination

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  1. Judy Palermo:

    Blood tests from both Kalina and Nyah showed high levels of EEHV, full necropsy results will not be in for several weeks, but they indicated multiple organ failures brought on by elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus.

  2. Barbie Halaska:

    Understanding and documenting the extent of the injuries through a necropsy allows us to share this information with decision-makers to help find solutions to prevent these incidents in the future.

  3. Stronach Group:

    Satchel Paige will undergo a necropsy ... on behalf of the California Horse Racing Board, as is mandatory for all on-track accidents, the accident and the necropsy report will be reviewed to learn what, if anything, could have been done to prevent the accident.

  4. Kristie Mitchell:

    We're hoping that within the next week, two weeks, we'll have a better idea, there's toxicology that we're waiting for from the autopsies themselves, and then also from the [necropsy for the dog].

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