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NECROPSY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does necropsy mean? 

NECROPSY (noun)
  The noun NECROPSY has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: NECROPSY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NECROPSY (noun)


Sense 1necropsy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

autopsy; necropsy; PM; post-mortem examination; postmortem examination; post-mortem; postmortem

Hypernyms ("necropsy" is a kind of...):

examination; scrutiny (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes))


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